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In 2007, an estimated 19,900 (10,960 men and 8,940 women) will be diagnosed with multiple myeloma.

American Cancer Society. Cancer Facts & Figures 2007. Atlanta, GA: American Cancer Society; 2007. http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@nho/documents/document/caff2007pwsecuredpdf.pdf

Reference

Title
Cancer Facts & Figures 2007
Publisher
American Cancer Society
Publication Date
2007
Authors
American Cancer Society
URL
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  • Cost of Disease
  • Prevalence & Incidence

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