If you have been diagnosed with myeloma and have symptoms and complications as a result, it is likely that you will need to have treatment. Treatment at this stage is known as initial or front-line treatment.
Your doctor will discuss and plan your initial treatment and care with you as the type of treatment you have will depend on a number of factors.
The following section describes why treatment is needed, what options are available and what you should expect.
|Treatment and treatment decisions – The doctor’s perspective
|Treatment and treatment decisions – The patient’s perspective