Oncology & Cancer

Sequencing study unlocks mystery of multiple myeloma

In 1873, Russian doctor J. von Rusitzky coined the term "multiple myeloma" after finding eight different types of bone marrow tumors in a single patient. Nearly 150 years later, using advanced cell sequencing technology and ...

Oncology & Cancer

Protecting people with cancer from COVID-19

How does cancer affect immunity against COVID-19, even if a person is vaccinated? It's a question that's been on the minds of many since Colin Powell's death from COVID-19 complications after battling multiple myeloma.

Oncology & Cancer

Response to COVID-19 vaccines varies widely in blood cancer patients

Patients with a type of blood cancer called multiple myeloma had a widely variable response to COVID-19 vaccines—in some cases, no detectable response—pointing to the need for antibody testing and precautions for these ...

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