From: ferrous on 3 Dec 2009 07:58
"Elevation of Serum Ferritin is Associated with the Outcome
of Patients with Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma."
The iron levels are a diagnostic tool, they are a result not a
cause. The article is about how this tool can be used.
More donkey and cart confusion.
The real question is why iron stores should increase with this disorder.
From: Old Bill on 3 Dec 2009 11:39
"ironjustice" <teamtanner(a)hotmail.com> wrote in message
| Elevation of Serum Ferritin is Associated with the Outcome
| of Patients with Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma.
| Song MK, Chung JS, Seol YM, Shin HJ, Choi YJ, Cho GJ.
| Korean J Intern Med. 2009 Dec;24(4):368-73. Epub 2009 Nov 27.
| Department of Hematology-Oncology,
| Pusan National University Hospital, Busan, Korea.
| Serum ferritin is a marker of acute phase reactions and iron
| In addition, hematologic malignancies are associated with
| elevated serum ferritin levels.
| Who loves ya.