High-dose therapy in multiple myeloma.


Autologous transplantation in myeloma can prolong survival as compared with standard chemotherapy but cannot be considered curative, as the majority of patients relapse within 5 years. Contaminating myeloma cells can be detected in stem cell harvests in the majority of patients, and the possibility that these cells lead to relapse has prompted widespread… (More)


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