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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Enfermedad de Kahler

Kahler disease (KAH-ler dih-ZEEZ)
A type of cancer that begins in plasma cells (white blood cells that produce antibodies). Also called multiple myeloma, myelomatosis, and plasma cell myeloma.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.