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Myeloma: making sense of a complex blood cancer
(Mark Allen Healthcare, 2010)
Myeloma is a challenging blood cancer characterized by bone destruction, hypercalcaemia, renal insufficiency and anaemia. Although myeloma remains incurable, recent advancements in treatments have resulted in significant ...
Patients’ lived experience of myeloma
(RCN Publishing, 2011-03-16)
Aim To explore patients’ lived experience of being diagnosed with myeloma. Method A hermeneutic phenomenological approach was adopted to analyse data from interviews with 11 patients diagnosed with myeloma. Findi ...
Myeloma patients' experiences of haematopoietic stem cell transplant: A qualitative thematic synthesis
Purpose: The aim of this study was to synthesise all qualitative evidence on the experiences of myeloma patients undergoing haematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT).Method: A systematic search strategy was developed and ...
Managing relapsed myeloma: The views of patients, nurses and doctors
Purpose: The study aim was to explore whether there were differing opinions on the current management of relapsed myeloma between patients and health care professionals, a topic which has never been explored previously in ...
Home administration of bortezomib: Making a difference to myeloma patients' lives
Multiple myeloma is a clonal malignancy of plasma cells, characterized by anaemia, renal dysfunction, lytic bone lesions and the presence of excess monoclonal immunoglobulin. It is the second most common hematological ...
Promoting quality of life for patients with myeloma
(RCN Publishing, 2013-08-02)
This article aims to provide nurses with an update of best practice in caring for patients living with a diagnosis of myeloma. Targeted treatments for myeloma have resulted in extended survival for patients. However, ...