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Myeloma

If you, or someone you know has myeloma, and you are looking for information about care or treatment, the links below will take you to reliable and evidence-based services and resources. It is important to remember that your doctor will prescribe the best treatment for you as an individual, or the person you care for.

Therefore, the treatment you receive, may be different to that described in some of the links below.

If you have any questions about your treatment, ask your treating team. They will be happy to help explain everything to you.

Diagnosis information

The Cancer Council Victoria provide an overview of myeloma, types of myeloma and how it is commonly treated.

Cancer Australia provide information about myeloma, diagnosis and treatment.

The Leukaemia Foundation Australia explains what myeloma is, symptoms of myeloma and the different stages of myeloma. 

Support information and services

Many people say that being diagnosed with myeloma can be stressful and frightening. Knowing how to access services that can support you, if you need them, is important. The links below will take you to a range of sites that provide information to support people affected by myeloma.

Myeloma Australia’s Information and Support Groups are informal gatherings for people living with myeloma, their family and friends. The meetings provide a safe space to meet other people with myeloma and share their experiences of living with myeloma. 

Leukaemia Foundation Support Services Coordinators are available to help all patients, carers and loved ones of those diagnosed with myeloma to provide practical and emotional support.