This guide is written for GPs to help in the diagnosis of myeloma and monoclonal gammopathies. Primary care clinicians play a critical role in the early diagnosis of myeloma
In collaboration with BMJ Learning, we have created a new course for GPs on myeloma. This interactive course gives practical tips on the detection and diagnosis of myeloma and MGUS.
We have partnered with GatewayC on their updated Myeloma Early Diagnosis course, available for all primary care professionals.
This course aims to increase GPs’ awareness of patients with suspected myeloma and support them to undertake the appropriate investigations and understand how to interpret the results.
In June, the first results from the OPTIMUM/MUK nine clinical trial were presented at international conferences.
The trial is the first to use state-of-the-art diagnostics and genetic profiling to screen for patients with high-risk myeloma.
These results show that treatment with a five-drug induction treatment (Dara-CVRd) and stem cell transplant is effective and well tolerated in ultra-high risk myeloma patient
Throughout 2021, the Patient Advocacy Team have been continuing their work to support patient access to new treatments on the NHS. Read more about the four active Health Technology Appraisals including the first-ever appraisal for an AL amyloidosis treatment.
Find out more about the educational resources our Clinical Practice Services Team have been developing to raise HCP awareness of myeloma.
The Clinical Trials Research Unit at the University of Leeds has produced a series of webinars for researchers and clinicians about the UK Myeloma Research Alliance (UKMRA)-Myeloma UK-Concept and Access Research Programme (CARP) and how it supports the development of early phase myeloma clinical trials in the UK.