Blood cancers

Poor survival in light chain myeloma may be addressed by preventing renal damage

The poor survival rates of patients with light chain–predominant multiple myeloma are driven by renal injury that may be ameliorated by plasmapheresis and dialysis, US researchers say. In a series of investigations, clinicians at Augusta University, Georgia have shown that the light chain–predominant subgroup comprising  20% of patients with multiple myeloma have higher rates of ...

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