Multiple myeloma is a cancer of plasma cells which are a type of white blood cells.
Causes are not known.
- Bone pain, especially in the back and ribs
- Increased thirst
- Increased urination
- Renal failure
Treatment is not required if symptoms are not present. When symptoms appear, treatment may involve:
- Steroids and other medication
- Stem cell transplant
- Radiation therapy
Since the causes are not clear, there is no way to prevent it.