Effect of pathologic fractures on survival in multiple myeloma patients: a case control study


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SÖNMEZ M. , AKAGUN T., TOPBAŞ M. , ÇOBANOĞLU Ü. , SÖNMEZ B. , YILMAZ M. , ...More

JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL & CLINICAL CANCER RESEARCH, vol.27, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/1756-9966-27-11
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL & CLINICAL CANCER RESEARCH

Abstract

Background: Multiple Myeloma (MM) is a B cell neoplasm characterized by the clonal proliferation of plasma cells. Skeletal complications are found in up to 80% of myeloma patients at presentation and are major cause of morbidity.