Myeloma Matters – Spring 2016
In this issue:
This article focuses on a new type of immunotherapy drug called immune checkpoint inhibitors and explains why they are showing promise in myeloma.
In this article George Freeman, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Life Sciences talks about what he would like to achieve as the first ever Government minister in this field.
This article describes what maintenance treatment is, how it is currently used and some of the potential benefits and risks involved.
Living well with myeloma
This issue looks at what to be aware of when on bisphosphonate treatment; explains the benefits of aromatherapy for myeloma patients; and provides information about a Myeloma UK survey on how myeloma impacts on carers.
Mel Edwards from Aberdeen talks about being diagnosed with myeloma, the treatment he has received and the impact the diagnosis has had on his life.