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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 ...
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, ...