Diet and nutrition Infosheet

This Infoguide is written for patients and explains:

  • What a well balanced diet is
  • Why it can be difficult to maintain
  • When a special diet may be necessary
  • What can be done to maintain a healthy diet

Exercise and myeloma Infosheet

This Infosheet is written for patients and explains:

  • Why exercise is important and what the benefits are
  • Which types of exercise can be done
  • What patients should do before starting an exercise programme


Planning ahead: An Infopack for myeloma patients

This Infopack is written for patients. It provides information about:

  • Why planning ahead can be beneficial
  • What to expect when myeloma treatment is no longer an option
  • What is likely to happen towards the end of life
  • Information about where to find support

Diagnostic techniques and prognostic indicators

Risk stratification in myeloma by detection of circulating plasma cells prior to autologous stem cell transplantation in the novel agent era. Chakraborty R et al. Blood Cancer J. 2016 Dec 16;6(12):e512. doi: 10.1038/bcj.2016.117. A gene expression inflammatory signature specifically predicts multiple myeloma evolution and patients survival. Botta C et al. Blood Cancer J. 2016 Dec 16;6(12):e511. doi: 10.1038/bcj.2016.118. 68Ga-PSMA PET/CT Imaging in Multiple Myeloma. Sasikumar A et…


Biology and genetics

Proteomic profiling in plasma cell disorders: a feasibility study. Mailankody S et al. Leuk Lymphoma. 2016 Dec 2:1-3. [Epub ahead of print]. Tumor-associated macrophage-mediated survival of myeloma cells through STAT3 activation. De Beule N et al. J Pathol. 2016 Dec 15. doi: 10.1002/path.4860. [Epub ahead of print]. Pharmacokinetics of lenalidomide during high cut-off dialysis in a patient with multiple myeloma and renal failure. Dao K et…