• Reducing Your Risk of Multiple Myeloma

    The cause of multiple myeloma is not known. There are no well-established guidelines for reducing your risk of the disease.
    Exposure to toxic chemicals and radiation is believed to increase the risk of multiple myeloma and other cancers. It is a good idea to avoid these substances.

    References

    American Cancer Society website. Available at: http://www.cancer.org/docroot/home/index.asp .

    Cancer Medicine e5. 5th ed. Hamilton, Ontario: BC Decker Inc; 2000.

    National Cancer Institute website. Available at: http://www.cancer.gov/ .

    Rakel R. Bope E, ed. Conn's Current Therapy 2002. 54th ed. St. Louis, MO: WB Saunders Company; 2002: 439-443.

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