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Reducing Your Risk of Multiple Myeloma

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The exact cause of multiple myeloma is not known. Risk factors include exposure to toxic chemicals and radiation. When using toxic chemicals, follow instructions on how to use them and wear protective gear. Talk to your doctor and dentist about the risks and benefits of medical radiation.

Revision Information

  • Multiple myeloma. American Cancer Society website. Available at: . Updated July 24, 2012. Accessed December 27, 2012.

  • Multiple myeloma.EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: Updated September 13, 2012. Accessed December 27, 2012.