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- n. Plural form of myeloma.
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Though living in Maryland, she was advised to consult the experts at Mayo, who have long been at the forefront of refining the diagnostic features of myelomas and testing therapies based on the particular characteristics of patients and their cancers.
IMUC is developing cancer‐specific mAb candidates targeting small cell lung cancer, pancreatic, ovarian, colon cancers and multiple myelomas.
"Proteasome inhibitors are currently being used to treat some types of cancer, including multiple myelomas, although many aspects of this cellular process remain poorly understood," said the paper's senior author, Linda Hendershot, PhD, Genetics and Tumor Cell Biology.
"We want to fully understand how endoplasmic reticulum-associated degradation works for antibodies made by plasma cells, so we can design more specific ways to block this process in myelomas."
Pregnolato A, La Vecchia C, Franceschi S (1997) A case-control study of reproductive factors and risk of lymphomas and myelomas.
Discovery of this relationship could lead to drugs targeting B-cell lymphomas, including Burkitt's lymphoma, an aggressive cancer in children, as well as multiple myelomas and other blood-related cancers.