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What is the difference between Myeloma and Lymphoma?

Asked by S. Barnes, Last updated: Jul 16, 2020

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M. Kennedy

M. Kennedy

M. Kennedy
M. Kennedy, Web Content Writer, Denver

Answered Sep 09, 2019

A lot of people would hear some medical terms and become really confused about what the terms mean. It will not be surprising for people not to know the difference between lymphoma and myeloma, but these are two different things. These are both referred to as blood cancers. Myeloma will affect your plasma cells which means that your body will find it harder and harder to fight diseases.

A lot of people would hear some medical terms and become really confused about what the terms mean.
They can probably damage the kidneys and the bone as it spreads. Lymphoma usually starts at the lymph nodes, which can make the immune system break down as a whole. Obviously, the places where they can begin may differ.

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Samantha Stewart

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Samantha Stewart, Philanthropist, Post Graduate, Corpus Christi

Answered Aug 22, 2019

Two forms of cancer include myeloma and lymphoma. They are both malignant cancers, which mean that they both spread to other parts of the body. This can be dangerous, and the person who has either of these types of cancer should seek treatment. One main difference between myeloma and lymphoma is where cancer first originates.

Two forms of cancer include myeloma and lymphoma. They are both malignant cancers, which mean that
Myeloma can usually be detected in the patient’s bone marrow, whereas lymphoma is detected in the tissues. It is more likely that you will get lymphoma over myeloma because lymphoma is detected far more than myeloma. Both treatments of myeloma and lymphoma are for radiation and chemotherapy in order to get rid of cancer. This will have the same effect and make the patients very tired and possibly sick.

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