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Bone Marrow Research
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 916479, 5 pages
Curability of Multiple Myeloma
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030-4009, USA
Received 22 November 2011; Accepted 23 February 2012
Academic Editor: Luciano J. Costa
Copyright © 2012 Raymond Alexanian et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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