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Is It Time for a More Holistic Approach to the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma?

Haematology Department, Macclesfield Hospital, East Cheshire NHS Trust, Macclesfield SK10 3BL, UK
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Academic Editor: Laurent Garderet
Received: 26 July 2021 / Revised: 22 September 2021 / Accepted: 23 September 2021 / Published: 1 October 2021
(This article belongs to the Section Plasma Cell Disorders)
In the UK, approximately 5820 new cases of multiple myeloma (MM) are diagnosed each year. This number has increased by a third since the early 1990s. Considerable progress has been achieved in our ability to treat MM as a result of the development of new chemotherapeutic agents. MM is a disease more commonly seen in elderly individuals who frequently have pre-existing co-morbidities and are subject to social pressures that impact adversely on their quality of life (QOL). As their lives are extended by more effective treatment of MM, there is a greater need to address such issues. This review will focus on the holistic needs of a patient with MM, and how all members of the multidisciplinary team have a role. The aim is to advocate for centres to support MM patients to live well with their condition. View Full-Text
Keywords: multiple myeloma; holistic care; multi-disciplinary team multiple myeloma; holistic care; multi-disciplinary team
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Sharpley, F.A.; Miller, H.; Spencer, R.; Bradwell, D.; Parkinson, J.; Ibbotson, Y.; Jowitt, S. Is It Time for a More Holistic Approach to the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma? Hemato 2021, 2, 628-634. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/hemato2040040

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Sharpley FA, Miller H, Spencer R, Bradwell D, Parkinson J, Ibbotson Y, Jowitt S. Is It Time for a More Holistic Approach to the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma? Hemato. 2021; 2(4):628-634. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/hemato2040040

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Sharpley, Faye A., Hannah Miller, Roxanne Spencer, Dane Bradwell, Janet Parkinson, Yvette Ibbotson, and Simon Jowitt. 2021. "Is It Time for a More Holistic Approach to the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma?" Hemato 2, no. 4: 628-634. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/hemato2040040

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