Myeloma is a type of cancer that starts in the bone marrow. Here is information on symptoms and causes, tests to diagnose myeloma, treatment including chemotherapy, biological therapy – Velcade (bortezomib) and Revlimid (lenalidomide), stem cell transplant (intensive treatment), and current research. Living with myeloma includes coping with your diagnosis and recovering after intensive treatment.
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- News: New clues to origins of myeloma
- A gene that helps control ageing could also be linked to a type of blood cancer, according to an international team of researchers....
- 19 Aug 2013
- News: Scientists identify first genetic link to myeloma
- For the first time researchers have identified genetic variations that influence a person's chances of developing a type of blood cancer cal...
- 27 Nov 2011
- News: NICE recommends bortezomib and thalidomide for multiple myeloma
- The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has released draft guidance which recommends the drugs bortezomib and thali...
- 26 Aug 2010
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