Understanding Your Diagnosis

  1. Bone Biopsy

    A bone biopsy is a procedure in which bone samples are removed to determine if cancer or other abnormal cells are present.

  2. Bone Marrow Biopsy

    A bone marrow biopsy involves removing tissue from the red bone marrow to be sent to the lab for microscopic examination.

  3. Bone Scan

    A bone scan is used to examine the various bones of the skeleton to identify areas of physical and chemical changes in bone.

  4. How Does My Doctor Know I Have Multiple Myeloma?
  5. I’ve Just Been Told I Have Multiple Myeloma
  6. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the Bones, Joints, and Soft Tissues

    Magnetic resonance imaging uses a combination of a large magnet, radiofrequencies, and a computer to produce detailed images of structures within the body.

  7. Understanding the Stages of Multiple Myeloma

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