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    Multiple Myeloma Diagnostic Criteria

    Diagnoses multiple myeloma, according to the International Myeloma Working Group (IMWG).
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    ≥1 of the following (A or B)
    ≥1 myeloma defining event (C1 or C2)

    C1. End organ damage attributable to underlying plasma cell disorder (≥1 of the following):

    C2. ≥1 of the following biomarkers of malignancy:

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    Dr. Sundararajan V. Rajkumar

    About the Creator

    Sundararajan V. Rajkumar, MD, is a hematologist and oncologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He is also the editor-in-chief of the Blood Cancer Journal and the associate editor of the European Journal of Hematology. Dr. Rajkumar’s primary research is focused on myeloma and related disorders.

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