Solid tumors in multiple myeloma.

  title={Solid tumors in multiple myeloma.},
  author={R C Stegman and Raymond Alexanian},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  volume={90 5},
The frequency of solid tumors was evaluated in 628 consecutive patients with multiple myeloma who had been treated with various melphalan-prednisone combinations. Among those patients who lived at least 2 months, the incidence and diversity of second tumors were similar to those in normal persons of the same age and duration at risk. The diagnosis was usually made within 2 years after the start of chemotherapy for the myeloma. Long-term melphalan therapy did not seem to contribute to the… CONTINUE READING

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