The cause of multiple myeloma is not known. There are no well-established guidelines for reducing your risk of the disease.
Exposure to toxic chemicals and radiation is believed to increase the risk of multiple myeloma and other cancers. It is a good idea to avoid these substances.
- Reviewer: Mohei Abouzied, MD
- Review Date: 11/2012 -
- Update Date: 11/26/2012 -