MMI Medical Articles

Local Multiple Myeloma group raising awareness of disease

Multiple Myeloma Ireland and Midlands Regional Hospital, Tullamore, are working together to raise awareness of the disease in the Midlands.

About 2,000 patients are living with Multiple Myeloma nationally and 130 patients are currently being treated in the Midlands Regional Hospital, Tullamore.

All patients who receive treatment at the hospital in Tullamore will receive combination treatment which includes steroids, chemotherapy, drugs and targeted therapies. Treatment is designed for each patient’s individual needs. Patients with Multiple Myeloma can receive all treatments in Tullamore except for bone marrow transplants which are carried out at St James’ Hospital in Dublin.

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