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Prepared by Dr. Brian G.M. Durie, the IMF's Concise Review of the Disease and Treatment Options provides an in-depth overview of myeloma, with a discussion of the epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical features, treatment options, and new and emerging treatments. This information is helpful to health professionals and patients alike.
FREE 
The IMF Info Pack provides comprehensive information on treatment options and disease management. Available free of charge, the Info Pack includes The IMF Patient Handbook, as well as many of the important Understanding Series booklets. Click on the thumbnail to the left to see a complete list of the publications included in the Info Pack.
FREE 
 
The Patient Handbook provides a basic understanding of myeloma to allow patients to make informed decisions about treatment choices.
FREE 
Myeloma patients may experience fatigue caused by the disease, by treatment, and by the understandable anxiety and/or depression that affects many. This booklet contains a thorough examination of coping strategies and causes of myeloma fatigue, as well as suggestions for discussing fatigue with your doctor.
FREE 
 
Monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) and smoldering multiple myeloma (SMM) are not active disease states, but both are precursor states to active myeloma. It is therefore important to understand if, when, and how active myeloma might evolve and what monitoring and/or interventions are appropriate.
FREE 
 
Peripheral neuropathy (PN) is a complication of myeloma involving damage to the nerves of the peripheral nervous system that can be caused both by myeloma and by treatments for myeloma.
FREE 
 
This booklet will help you understand immune system basics. The immune system is extremely complex. It is made up of multiple mechanisms that work together to protect and defend the human body from external threats such as bacteria, viruses, and toxins, and from internal threats such as cancer.
FREE 
 
This booklet outlines the tests that are used to diagnose and monitor myeloma, and to detect response and relapse. No single study is adequate to tell the whole story about a patient's status but, used together, test results give a more complete picture.
FREE