Myeloma

April 21, 2013 - 16:41

Hi I am wondering is there anybody here that has or knows someone who has Myeloma My partner has Myeloma he started his chemo on Tuesday 16th Feb he is 50 yrs old it has spread to his brain and his rib cage I want some advice on it really Thank you in advance

May 3, 2013 - 11:24

Hello Caroline,

I am sorry to learn of your partner’s cancer diagnosis.

We have specially trained nurses who would talk to you in confidence about your queries and give you more information on Myeloma and its management. You can phone us on the National Cancer Helpline at FreeFone 1800 200 700. Our opening hours are Mon to Thurs 9am -7pm and Fri 9am to 5pm.

There is specific support for myeloma patients and family at ARC House in South Circular Road Dublin. There is specific support for myeloma patients and family at ARC House in South Circular Road Dublin and in the Dochas Centre in Tullamore. Please see these websites for more information:

http://www.arccancersupport.ie/contactus.html
http://www.dochasoffaly.ie

With best wishes,
Cancer Information Service Nurse

May 7, 2013 - 16:08

Hi again Caroline,

I am also attaching a link to download our a PDF version of booklet on Myeloma which has contact details of the various supports available:

http://www.cancer.ie/sites/default/file ... 2009_0.pdf

Regards, Cancer Information Nurse.