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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 ...
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, ...