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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IMWG Consensus statement on the current status of allogeneic stem cell transplantation for myeloma

In this paper, members of the International Myeloma Working Group summarise the data from prospective and retrospective studies of allogeneic stem cell transplantation in myeloma and provide recommendations for new safer approaches whilst preserving the graft versus myeloma effect.

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IMWG Consensus statement and guidelines regarding the current status of stem cell collection and high-dose therapy for myeloma and the role of plerixafor

This article, written by an expert panel on behalf of the International Myeloma Working Group, discusses a variety of issues regarding stem cell collection and transplantation in myeloma and the role of plerixafor, providing a summary of the deliberations and conclusions.

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BCSH/BSBMT Guidelines for organ-specific management and supportive care in chronic graft-versus-host disease

This paper, written by a joint working group established by the Haemato-oncology subgroup of the British Committee for Standards in Haematology and the British Society for Bone Marrow Transplantation, reviews the available literature and made recommendations for the supportive care and management of organ-specific complications of chronic graft-versus-host disease (cGvHD).

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BCSH/BSBMT Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of chronic graft-versus-host disease

This guideline, produced by a joint working group established by the Haemato-Oncology subgroup of the British Committee for Standards in Haematology (BCSH) and the British Society for Bone Marrow Transplantation (BSBMT) reviews the available literature and makes recommendations for the diagnosis and management of chronic graft-versus-host disease (GvHD).

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