Question: Can plasmacytoma be cured?

Solitary plasmacytoma of the bone can sometimes be cured with radiation therapy or surgery to destroy or remove the tumor. However, 70 percent of people with solitary plasmacytoma eventually develop multiple myeloma.

Is plasmacytoma considered cancer?

A type of cancer that begins in plasma cells (white blood cells that produce antibodies). A plasmacytoma may turn into multiple myeloma.

Can plasmacytoma spread?

Extramedullary plasmacytoma (EMP) presents as a mass growing in the aerodigestive tract in 80-90% of patients, often with spread to lymph nodes, although other sites are affected as well.

Is plasmacytoma serious?

Plasmacytoma may progress to multiple myeloma, a disease in which multiple tumors are present. Patients with solitary bone plasmacytoma will be regularly monitored for progression to multiple myeloma.

Can plasmacytoma disappear?

Solitary plasmacytoma of the bone can sometimes be cured with radiation therapy or surgery to destroy or remove the tumor. However, 70 percent of people with solitary plasmacytoma eventually develop multiple myeloma. They then need additional treatment, such as chemotherapy.

What causes plasmacytoma?

It is not known what causes plasmacytoma. Radiation, industrial solvents and airborne toxins have been identified as possible risk factors.

Can plasmacytoma come back?

Solitary plasmacytoma of the bone can sometimes be cured with radiation therapy or surgery to destroy or remove the tumor. However, 70 percent of people with solitary plasmacytoma eventually develop multiple myeloma. They then need additional treatment, such as chemotherapy.

How is plasmacytoma diagnosed?

A person is diagnosed with a solitary plasmacytoma when: a biopsy reveals a single tumour inside the bone or tissue comprising abnormal plasma cells; x-rays, positron electron tomography (PET scan) or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans show no other lesions in the bone or in the soft tissues; bone marrow biopsy ...

Can plasmacytoma be benign?

What is a Plasmacytoma? Canine extramedullary plasmacytoma is a benign, round-cell neoplasm that is derived from plasma cells of B cell lineage.

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