Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia

Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia (WM) is a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) that produces large amounts of an abnormal protein (called a macroglobulin). Another name for WM is lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma. If you (or a loved one) are worried about developing Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia, have just been diagnosed, are going through treatment, or are trying to stay well after treatment, the Detailed Guide can help you find the answers you need.

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Clinical trials are studies in which people volunteer to take part in tests of new drugs or procedures. Knowing all you can about clinical trials can help you feel better when deciding whether or not to take part in one.

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Stem cell transplants are used to restore the stem cells when the bone marrow has been destroyed by disease, chemotherapy (chemo), or radiation. Depending on the source of the stem cells, this procedure may be called a bone marrow transplant, a peripheral blood stem cell transplant, or a cord blood transplant.


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