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Monoclonal Gammopathy Of Undetermined Significance

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monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance

A benign condition in which there is a higher-than-normal level of a protein called M protein in the blood. Patients with monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance are at an increased risk of developing cancer. Also called MGUS.

Last updated: 2014-06-09

Source: The National Cancer Institute's Dictionary of Cancer Terms (http://www.cancer.gov/dictionary)