Diagnosis and Treatment of Multiple Myeloma

Once multiple myeloma is suspected your healthcare provider will administer one or more of the following tests to confirm the diagnosis:

Once the diagnosis is confirmed, the multiple myeloma is categorized into a stage based on the amount of abnormal monoclonal immunoglobulin in the blood or urine, the amount of calcium in the blood, the severity of bone damage, or the amount of hemoglobin in the blood.
Treatment options for multiple myeloma depend on the stage of progression and the overall health of the patient. Your Clearview oncologist will discuss your treatment options which may include one of more of the following: