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Tuesday, January 09, 2007

Treating Multiple Myeloma with Arsenic

Multiple myeloma is a unique cancer of plasma cells that attacks and destroys bone. Due to its complexity, the disease can be difficult to diagnose and often results in varying treatment recommendations from doctors.

Scientists have recently found that arsenic (As), a poisonous metalloid used in pesticides, herbicides and insecticides can be used in treating multiple myeloma. This abc7 news clip reports on how arsenic is used to treat multiple myeloma.

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