Myeloma: diagnosis and management (Management and Treatment)

These guidelines, produced by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), set out new recommendations for the diagnosis, treatment and care of myeloma patients with the aim of providing consistently excellent patient-focused care within the NHS in England. Update information October 2018:¬†Recommendations 1.8.13 to 1.8.17 were replaced by NICE’s guideline on¬†venous thromboembolism in…

Guidelines for screening and management of late and long-term consequences of myeloma and its treatment

These guidelines, produced by the British Society of Haematology (BSH) and the UK Myeloma Forum (UKMF), highlight the late and long-term effects of myeloma and its treatments, and summarise the national consensus for the screening and management of these effects.

Snowden et al. (2017) British Journal of Haematology

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Guidelines for supportive care in multiple myeloma 2011

These guidelines, produced by the British Committee for Standards in Haematology (BCSH) and the UK Myeloma Forum, summarise a national consensus of the haematological community involved in the supportive care of myeloma patients and should be read in conjunction with the BCSH Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of myeloma.

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IMWG Consensus approach to the treatment of multiple myeloma patients who are candidates for autologous stem cell transplantation

This article, produced by the International Myeloma Working Group, reviews the current literature and provides important perspectives and guidance on the major issues surrounding the optimal current management of transplantation-eligible myeloma patients.

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IMWG Guidelines for the management of multiple myeloma patients ineligible for standard high-dose chemotherapy with autologous stem cell transplantation

This paper provides an update to the first guideline published in 2005 by the International Myeloma Working Group on the management of myeloma patients who are ineligible for high-dose therapy and autologous stem cell transplantation. It includes recommendations on the diagnosis and treatment of these patients together with the management of side-effects of treatment.

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UKMF Guidelines on the diagnosis and management of solitary plasmacytomas: 2009 update

This paper provides updated guidelines on the diagnosis and management of solitary plasmacytoma of bone, extramedullary plasmacytoma and multiple solitary plasmacytomas and incorporates further available information on diagnosis, prognosis and management and a new section on the management of multiple solitary plasmacytomas.

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