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Several MAJOR new items have emerged from recent research efforts at IMBCR

February 4, 2014

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First, we have uncovered a new serum marker for multiple myeloma which is a protein called B-cell maturation antigen or BCMA for short.  This protein is shed off the myeloma cells into the blood.  We have shown that the levels of BCMA predict outcomes for myeloma patients.  Lower levels are associated with better survival.  In […]

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