Cancer types


Myeloma is a cancer which begins in the bone marrow and affects the plasma cells (white blood cells which produce antibodies). The most common type is multiple myeloma. This is where several sites in the body are affected.  When only one site in the soft tissue or skeleton is affected, myeloma is known as plasmacytoma. Myeloma may also be known as myelomatosis, Kahler's disease  or plasma cell myeloma.

This section will help you to find information about myeloma, its treatment and organisations who provide support to anyone affected.

If you have been affected by cancer in some way and would like to talk to someone about what you have read or need help finding information - you are welcome to drop into any Maggie’s Centre or to visit Maggie’s Online Centre and talk with a cancer support specialist.