You might have chemotherapy with a steroid, and a targeted cancer drug. The combination of treatments depends on whether or not you are having a stem cell transplant, and your general health.
Chemotherapy uses anti cancer (cytotoxic) drugs to destroy cancer cells. The drugs circulate around the body in the bloodstream. You might have chemotherapy in combination with a targeted cancer drug and steroids.
There are a number of chemotherapy drugs you might have as part of your treatment for myeloma. The type you need depends on whether you have symptoms and your general health. Find out about the different drugs and possible side effects.