When to start treatment
The test results will help your doctor work out whether you have myeloma or a pre-myeloma condition, and when to start treatment.
|Category||Test results||Need for treatment|
|monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS)||
|smouldering myeloma (asymptomatic myeloma)||
|active myeloma (symptomatic myeloma)||
Dr Jane Estell, Senior Staff Specialist, Haematology Department, Concord Cancer Centre, and Senior Clinical Lecturer, The University of Sydney; Brenda Clasquin, 13 11 20 Consultant, Cancer Council NSW; Jacqui Keogh, Senior Myeloma Support Nurse, Myeloma Australia; Dr Silvia Ling, Haematologist, Liverpool Hospital and Sydney Adventist Hospital; and John Miller, Consumer.
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