Myeloma Matters – Summer 2015
In this issue:
Dr Martin Kaiser explains the aims of stratified medicine and the progress being made towards ensuring patients get the right treatment at the right time.
In this article Kate Morgan provides an update on what has been happening in health technology assessment (HTA) throughout the UK and what myeloma treatments are currently going through the process of HTA.
This article describes what myelosuppression is, what its likely consequences are for patients and how it is assessed and managed.
Living well with myeloma
This regular feature looks at the use of dexamethasone in myeloma; discusses how palliative care maintains the best quality of life; and examines acupuncture and how it may benefit myeloma patients.
Patsy Wood talks about being diagnosed with myeloma, the treatment she has received and the effect the diagnosis has had on her life.