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Glossary: monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance

(MAH-noh-KLOH-nul ga-MAH-puh-thee ... UN-deh-TER-mind sig-NIH-fih-kunts)

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.

2004-12-22

2007-10-01