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Myeloma

Men and women discussing myeloma

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The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has released draft guidance which recommends the drugs bortezomib and thali...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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Updated: 30 April 2014