February 21, 2024

High BMI in Early Adulthood Increases Multiple Myeloma Risk Among Black Women

High body mass index (BMI) in early adulthood associated with increased risk for multiple myeloma (MM) among Black women, according to results published in the British Journal of Cancer

The incidence of MM is more than 2-times higher for Black persons. Male gender, age, and African ancestry are established MM risk factors. 

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