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An update on potential new myeloma treatments in 2020

The year so far has been particularly busy for the myeloma access pipeline with four new myeloma treatments being appraised by both drug approval bodies, the National Institute for Healthcare Excellence (NICE) and the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC). There is also a new treatment for patients with AL Amyloidosis which has begun the appraisal process…

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Myeloma UK launches Digital Infoday Sessions

Myeloma UK have developed a series of Digital Infoday Sessions to continue providing information and support to patients following the cancellation of our usual Infoday events programme. The online events take place in a variety of formats, each lasting one hour. This includes panel discussions, Q & A sessions and presentations each centred around a…

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Update on support services available from Myeloma UK 

All myeloma patients have been advised to shield for 12 weeks to protect themselves from COVID-19. At Myeloma UK, we recognise this may cause psychological and emotional stress for many patients and their families and those with related conditions.   Our Myeloma Infoline (0800 980 3332, UK or 1800 937 773, Ireland) and Ask the Nurse…

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Myeloma and COVID-19 virtual educational resources for healthcare professionals 

During the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare professionals looking after myeloma patients face important and difficult decisions about the best way to treat their patients, whilst minimising their risk of infection. Several myeloma specialists have been sharing their experience as they work together to consider the safest and most effective ways to manage this vulnerable group of patients. Here we have compiled a short list of informative webinars, podcasts and articles to keep…

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Myeloma UK creates COVID-19 Information Hub 

Myeloma UK have developed an information hub to help keep patients up to date with the latest news on COVID-19. The COVID-19 Information Hub is a one stop shop for information about the COVID-19 pandemic and how it is affecting patients’ treatment and care. The Hub is being regularly updated with the latest news and guidance from the UK Government…

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Highlights from the American Society of Haematology 2019

The 61st American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting (ASH) took place on 7-10 December in Orlando, Florida. It was attended by over 30,000 scientists and clinicians from around the world and covered around 6,000 topics with over 700 myeloma abstracts. Here are some of our highlights from this year’s meeting. Myeloma XI There were five…

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