NCCN Guidelines for Patients® | Multiple Myeloma

9 NCCN Guidelines for Patients ® : Multiple Myeloma, 2019 Illustration Copyright © 2016 Nucleus Medical Media, All rights reserved. www.nucleusinc.com 1 Multiple myeloma Plasma cells Figure 2 Blood stem cells make all types of blood cells Blood stem cells are immature cells from which all types of blood cells are made. B cells are white blood cells that turn into plasma cells. Figure 1 Blood cells in bone marrow Bone marrow is the soft, sponge-like tissue in the center of most bones. Blood stem cells in the bone marrow make all types of blood cells. Blood stem cell Platelets Red blood cells B-cell T-cell Plasma cell Granulocytes Illustration Copyright © 2019 Nucleus Medical Media, All rights reserved. www.nucleusinc.com Illustration Copyright © 2019 National Comprehensive Cancer Network ® (NCCN ® ). www.nccn.org

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