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Plasma Cell Neoplasms (Including Multiple Myeloma) Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - To Learn More About Plasma Cell Neoplasms

For more information from the National Cancer Institute about multiple myeloma and other plasma cell neoplasms, see the following:

  • Multiple Myeloma/Other Plasma Cell Neoplasms Home Page
  • Drugs Approved for Multiple Myeloma and Other Plasma Cell Neoplasms
  • Targeted Cancer Therapies
  • Bone Marrow Transplantation and Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Biological Therapies for Cancer

For general cancer information and other resources from the National Cancer Institute, see the following:

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Anaplastic Large-Cell Lymphoma

Anaplastic large-cell lymphoma (ALCL) is a rare type of bloodcancer. It's more common in young people, mostly boys. It doesn't run in families. ALCL is a serious illness. It can be fast growing, and it often returns. Treatments can help you fight it. Other therapies can help you feel better. Scientists are still looking for new and better ways to treat both the disease and the symptoms. When you have lymphoma, cells called lymphocytes grow out of control. These are white blood cells that usually...

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  • Chemotherapy and You: Support for People With Cancer
  • Radiation Therapy and You: Support for People With Cancer
  • Coping with Cancer: Supportive and Palliative Care
  • Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Cancer
  • Cancer Library
  • Information For Survivors/Caregivers/Advocates

This information is produced and provided by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The information in this topic may have changed since it was written. For the most current information, contact the National Cancer Institute via the Internet web site at http:// cancer .gov or call 1-800-4-CANCER.

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Last Updated: May 28, 2015
This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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