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Understanding myeloma

From diagnosis to common complications, here you’ll find all the information you need to help you better understand myeloma.

Helping you understand myeloma

We understand you need more than medical treatment and care. You need information and support too. We’ve created a range of programmes and services designed specifically with myeloma patients, and their friends and family, in mind. We are here to help you cope with everything a myeloma diagnosis brings.

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What is myeloma?

Myeloma affects thousands of people across the UK. We can help you understand myeloma better.

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Find out how myeloma is diagnosed, including what types of tests are involved, and get more information on prognosis and life expectancy.

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Symptoms and complications of myeloma

Find out about the most common symptoms and complications of myeloma. Download our helpful Infosheets and watch our videos to hear patients’ stories.

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What causes myeloma?

Find out what is currently known about the causes of myeloma.

Information Hub

Our Information Hub contains a range of patient information booklets, videos, Ask the Nurse blogs and stories from the myeloma community to help you better understand and live well with myeloma.

You can also order physical copies of our patient information booklets.

Treating myeloma

Find out about the different types of treatments there are for myeloma. The type of treatment you receive will depend on a number of factors, such as what stage your myeloma is at and what your symptoms are.

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Speak to one of our Myeloma Information Specialists

If you need information, emotional support, practical advice or just a listening hear, our Myeloma Information Specialists are here for you. You can call them on 0800 980 3332 (Mon – Fri, 9-5) or email them on