March 19, 2017•11 min
Myeloma is the second most common type of blood cancer, accounting for around one percent of blood cancer cases. It develops in plasma cells, white blood cells that grow in bone marrow. Myeloma most often affects the aged — most cases are diagnosed in people age 65 and older. Although myeloma grows within bone, it is not considered bone cancer.Listen as Gargi Upadhyaya, MD discusses multiple myeloma and the treatment options at City of Hope.