ROGER STEGMAN, M.D.; RAYMOND ALEXANIAN, M.D.
The frequency of solid tumors was evaluated in 628 consecutive patients with multiple myeloma who had been treated with various melphalan-prednisone combinations. Among those patients who lived at least 2 months, the incidence and diversity of second tumors were similar to those in normal persons of the same age and duration at risk. The diagnosis was usually made within 2 years after the start of chemotherapy for the myeloma. Long-term melphalan therapy did not seem to contribute to the pathogenesis of second solid tumors in patients with multiple myeloma.
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STEGMAN R, ALEXANIAN R. Solid Tumors in Multiple Myeloma. Ann Intern Med. 1979;90:780–782. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-90-5-780
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1979;90(5):780-782.
Hematology/Oncology, Multiple Myeloma.
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