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Patients’ lived experience of myeloma

16 March 2011

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To explore patients’ lived experience of being diagnosed with myeloma. Method A hermeneutic phenomenological approach was adopted to analyse data from interviews...

Developments in diagnostics and treatment for myeloma

10 April 2015

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

Over the past decade, many novel treatments for myeloma have been developed and are now in use. The limited treatments delivered previously were chemotherapy based...

Role of the specialist nurse in caring for patients with myeloma

02 October 2013

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Myeloma is a rare, heterogeneous cancer of the bone marrow. It is characterised by a range of comorbidities and clinical complications, including bone fractures,...

Measuring quality of life in patients with myeloma

10 October 2016

Cancer Nursing Practice

Evidence & practice

Myeloma is a potentially debilitating and life-limiting haematological cancer and maintaining quality of life (QOL) for people with this disease is important. As...

Myeloma patients' self-reported experiences of care and treatment

Cancer Nursing Practice

evidence & practice

This article examines how myeloma patients experience their care in NHS England, compared with patients with other cancers, using data from the National Cancer...

Promoting quality of life for patients with myeloma

01 October 2013

Cancer Nursing Practice


This article aims to provide nurses with an update of best practice in caring for patients living with a diagnosis of myeloma. Targeted treatments for myeloma have...

How people with myeloma perceive patient-reported outcome measures

25 March 2019

Cancer Nursing Practice

Patient outcomes

Aim There is a lack of literature on what patients with myeloma think about patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs). The aim of this study was to examine the views...

Evaluating a digital self-management tool for people living with multiple myeloma

21 September 2020

Cancer Nursing Practice


Supporting patients to self-manage chronic conditions can reduce the risk of adverse events and improve quality of life. Digital tools such as smartphone apps are...