Velcade and myeloma Infoguide

This Infoguide is written for patients. It aims to:

  • Provide information about Velcade as a treatment for myeloma
  • Explain the possible side-effects associated with it
  • Help patients make informed decisions about their treatment options

Mouth care

This Infosheet is written for patients and explains:

  • The causes of oral complications in Al amyloidosis
  • What patients should look out for
  • What treatments are available
  • How they can self-manage

Melphalan and Dexamethasone (Mel-Dex)

This Infoguide is written for AL amyloidosis patients. It aims to:

  • Provide information about Melphalan and dexamethasone as a treatment combination for AL amyloidosis
  • Explain the possible side-effects associated with these drugs
  • Helps patients make informed decisions about their treatment options

Balloon Kyphoplasty Infoguide

This Infoguide is written for patients. It aims to:

  • Provide information about Balloon Kyphoplasty
  • Describe the procedure and what it involves
  • Help patients make informed decisions about their treatment

Biosimilars Infosheet

This Infosheet is written for patients and explains:

  • What biosimilars are and how they differ from generic drugs
  • Why they are being considered/approved for use
  • Which ones are used for myeloma

High-Dose Therapy and Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation

This Infoguide is written for AL amyloidosis patients. It aims to:

  • Help patients understand more about high-dose therapy and autologous stem cell transplantation
  • Explain what to expect from this treatment and the associated benefits and risks
  • Help patients make informed decisions about their treatment

Growth Factors Infosheet

This Infosheet is written for patients and explains:

  • What growth factors are and why they are needed in myeloma
  • How and when they are administered
  • The possible side-effects associated with it

Finances

This Infosheet is written for patients and explains the various benefits and allowances that may be available to Al amyloidosis patients and their carers.