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Myeloma: diagnosis and management

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Last updated:10th Feb 2016

This guideline covers the diagnosing and managing of myeloma (including smouldering myeloma and primary plasma cell leukaemia) in people aged 16 and over. It aims to improve care for people with myeloma by promoting the most effective tests and treatments for myeloma and its complications.

Myeloma is a malignancy of the plasma cells that normally produce immunoglobulin. It affects multiple organs and systems, including the bones, kidneys, blood and immune systems.

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