Myeloma bone disease.

Abstract

Bone destruction is a hallmark of multiple myeloma, and recent studies demonstrated a strong interdependence between tumor progression and bone resorption. Increased bone resorption as a major characteristic of multiple myeloma is caused by osteoclast activation and osteoblast inhibition (uncoupling). Myeloma cells alter the local regulation of bone… (More)

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