Symptoms of myeloma

Myeloma does not always cause symptoms in its early stages, and might be picked up on a routine blood test. The main symptoms include bone pain in the back, hips and ribs and tiredness. Find out more.

Types of myeloma

The type of myeloma you have tells you the type of cell that the cancer started in. Knowing this helps your doctor decide which treatment you need.


Here you'll find information on stages and the treatment options for myeloma. 

Risks and causes

Find out the risk factors for myeloma.


Read about surival statistics for myeloma, and what affects your survival. 

Getting diagnosed

How to get the most out of seeing your GP, what tests you might have, when you should see a specialist and screening.


The main treatments for myeloma include chemotherapy, steroids and biological therapy.

Living with myeloma

Find out about practical and emotional support for you and our family.

Research and clinical trials

Information on the very latest research and clinical trials. 

Last reviewed: 
23 Aug 2018

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