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The Myeloma Program at Moffitt offers a multidisciplinary team of specialists comprised of medical oncologists, bone marrow transplant physicians, hematopathologists, radiation oncologists, and physicians who specialize in infectious diseases, orthopedics and neurosurgery.

They diagnose and treat a variety of plasma cell dyscrasias including multiple myeloma, primary systemic amyloidosis, Waldenström's macroglobulinemia, solitary plasmacytomas, and monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance. Members of this specialized team meet weekly to explore research trial opportunities for patients with these diseases.

Diagnostic services offered at Moffitt include:

  • Bone marrow aspiration and biopsy
  • Lumbar puncture
  • Flow cytometry
  • Cytogenetics
  • Fluorescent in situ hybridization
  • Molecular diagnostics
  • Specialized laboratory testing, including serum-free light chains, serum and urine protein electrophoresis and immunofixation
  • Hematopathology consultation
  • Neurosurgery - kyphoplasty
 
 
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