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Radiation Therapy For Multiple Myeloma

Posted Feb 12 2010 12:14pm


Multiple myeloma is a type of blood cancer that affects the plasma type of white blood cells. The disease is called multiple myeloma because it affects many bones of the bodythus it often forms many tumors and causing other health problems that is why the disease is called multiple myeloma.Radiation therapy for multiple myeloma can be used for the diagnosis of multiple myeloma.

Most of the cancers are classified by the type of the blood cells or affected body partsbut multiple myeloma will affects the bones and they initiate in the cells of human immune system. Multiple myeloma is different from the bone cancerwhich begins in the harder part of the bone. Radiation therapy for multiple myeloma is used for treatment and diagnosis of multiple myelomawhich is different from bone cancer treatment.

Radiation therapy for multiple myeloma is one of the three important forms of medical treatment used by cancer centers to treat your cancer. Radiation therapy for multiple myeloma is useful to give relief from multiple myeloma symptoms. Radiation therapy for multiple myeloma can be used alone or in the combination of other diagnosis treatment such as chemotherapy and surgerythe Radiation therapy for multiple myeloma can be used almost anywhere within your bodyadditionally it has involved new diagnosis techniques with high radiation doses to cancer cells and a few doses to normal tissues.

Radiation therapy for multiple myeloma can involve expert CTCA radiation by oncologist which use advanced technique to combat against multiple myeloma cells.

The goal of radiation therapy for multiple myeloma is to give relieves from bone pain and avoids any fracture in the bone caused by the cancer. The goal of radiation therapy for multiple myeloma can be used in combination of chemotherapythe goal of chemotherapy is to prevent further spread of cancer cellsand thus it helps to control cancer cells in the body. Sometimessensitive-chemotherapy is used to treat patients. Chemotherapy can be given either through vein or by the mouth.

Above described therapies such as radiation therapies and chemotherapy can be used to control and kill cancer cellswhich is always useful to treat patients suffering from multiple myeloma.

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