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Osteosarcoma and Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma of Bone Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - Changes to This Summary (03 / 07 / 2013)

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Standard Treatment Options for Isolated Plasmacytoma of Bone Standard treatment options for isolated plasmacytoma of bone include the following: Radiation therapy to the lesion. Chemotherapy (if the monoclonal [or myeloma] protein [M protein] increases and other evidence of symptomatic multiple myeloma occurs). Radiation therapy About 25% of patients have a serum and/or urine M protein; this should disappear following adequate radiation therapy to the lytic...

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