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How can interferon help to treat multiple myeloma?

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Interferon boosts the immune system and encourages healthy cells to move toward the cancer cells to destroy them. It is injected into the skin two to three times a week. You may feel flu-like symptoms after you get it.

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: “What is Multiple Myeloma?”

National Cancer Institute: “Plasma Cell Neoplasms (Including Multiple Myeloma).”

American Cancer Society: “How is Multiple Myeloma Treated?”

John Hopkins Medicine: “Multiple Myeloma.”

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center: “Multiple Myeloma.”

Mayo Clinic: “Multiple Myeloma.”

National Cancer Institute: “Definition: Biological Therapy.”

Cancer Research UK: “Biological Therapy for Myeloma.”

Cancer Research Institute: “Cancer Immunotherapy -- Multiple Myeloma,” “How is Immunotherapy Changing the Outlook for Patients with Multiple Myeloma?”

International Myeloma Foundation: "Thalidomide in The Treatment Of Multiple Myeloma."

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on October 07, 2018

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: “What is Multiple Myeloma?”

National Cancer Institute: “Plasma Cell Neoplasms (Including Multiple Myeloma).”

American Cancer Society: “How is Multiple Myeloma Treated?”

John Hopkins Medicine: “Multiple Myeloma.”

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center: “Multiple Myeloma.”

Mayo Clinic: “Multiple Myeloma.”

National Cancer Institute: “Definition: Biological Therapy.”

Cancer Research UK: “Biological Therapy for Myeloma.”

Cancer Research Institute: “Cancer Immunotherapy -- Multiple Myeloma,” “How is Immunotherapy Changing the Outlook for Patients with Multiple Myeloma?”

International Myeloma Foundation: "Thalidomide in The Treatment Of Multiple Myeloma."

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on October 07, 2018

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