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Plasma Cell Leukemia Summary

Description: A rare, aggressive variant of MULTIPLE MYELOMA characterized by the circulation of excessive PLASMA CELLS in the peripheral blood. It can be a primary manifestation of multiple myeloma or develop as a terminal complication during the disease.

Also Known As: Leukemia, Plasma Cell; Leukemias, Plasma Cell; Leukemias, Plasmacytic; Plasma Cell Leukemias; Plasmacytic Leukemias Show All >>

Networked: 261 relevant articles (21 outcomes, 16 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Plasma Cell Leukemia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. bortezomib (Velcade) : 8 outcomes 1 study in 29 results : FDA 1
  2. Dexamethasone (Maxidex) : 5 outcomes 1 study in 22 results : FDA 77 Generic
  3. Melphalan (Alkeran) : 3 outcomes in 12 results : FDA 2 Generic
  4. Thalidomide (Thalomid) : 2 outcomes in 10 results : FDA 2
  5. Immunoglobulin D (IgD) : 1 outcome in 14 results : IBA
  6. Cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan) : 1 outcome in 11 results : FDA 10 Generic
  7. lenalidomide (CC 5013) : 1 outcome in 9 results : FDA 2
  8. Doxorubicin (Adriamycin) : 1 outcome in 8 results : FDA 12 Generic
  9. Vincristine (Oncovin) : 1 outcome in 7 results : FDA 17 Generic
  10. Prednisone (Sone) : 1 outcome in 5 results : FDA 119 Generic
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Diseases Related to Plasma Cell Leukemia

  1. Multiple Myeloma
  2. Residual Neoplasm
  3. Plasmacytoma
  4. Amyloidosis
  5. Primary Myelofibrosis (Myelosclerosis)
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Key Therapies for Plasma Cell Leukemia

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  1. Combination Drug Therapy (Combination Chemotherapy) : 4 outcomes in 8 results
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 3 outcomes in 26 results
  3. Stem Cell Transplantation : 2 outcomes in 15 results
  4. Transplants (Transplant) : 2 outcomes in 8 results
  5. Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplantation (Peripheral Stem Cell Transplantation) : 2 outcomes in 4 results
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