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Tom Brokaw, former NBC Nightly News anchor, announced on Tuesday that he has been diagnosed with multiple myeloma, raising questions regarding the nature and severity of the condition, and the different treatment options available.
Multiple myeloma is a relatively uncommon type of cancer, with only 24,000 new cases diagnosed each year, according to the American Cancer Society. However, it is still important to understand what it means if you, or someone you love, is diagnosed:
Dr. Saad Usmani, director of the plasma cell disorders program, came to the Institute from the University of Arkansas Cancer Center in 2013, and specializes in diagnosing and treating multiple myeloma.