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Free Publications

IMF publications are a valuable resource for patients, family members and medical professionals.
 
INFO PACK
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 and The IMF Concise Review of the Disease and Treatment Options, 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.
 
PH2013_shopsite.jpg PATIENT HANDBOOK
The Patient Handbook provides a basic understanding of myeloma to allow patients to make informed decisions about treatment choices.

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CONCISE REVIEW
The IMF Concise Review of the Disease and Treatment Options is an overview of the history of myeloma, a discussion of pathophysiology, clinical features, and treatment options. It is written primarily for health professionals who treat myeloma, but perhaps not on a routine basis.

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Understanding_Bisp_Tx_2013_shopsite.jpg Understanding Bisphosphonate Therapy
What you need to know about bone disease and bisphosphonate therapy. What are bisphosphonates? How do they work? Who should take them and who shouldn't? Side effects.

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Understanding_CTs_2013_shopsite.jpg Understanding Clinical Trials
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Clinical trials are used to further test new medications and therapies on human subjects. Whether or not to participate in a clinical trial is one of the critical decisions you and your oncologist may have to make in the course of your cancer treatment.
 
UnderstandingDex.jpg Understanding Dexamethasone and Other Steroids
After reading this booklet, you should know what dexamethasone is, how it works, possible side effects, and more.

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Understanding_SCT_2013_shopsite.jpg Understanding High-Dose Therapy with Stem Cell Rescue
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High-dose therapy with stem cell rescue, or "stem cell transplant," is an important treatment option for eligible patients with multiple myeloma.
 
Understanding_Kyprolis_2013_shopsite.jpg Understanding Kyprolis™ (carfilzomib) for Injection
This booklet discusses Kyprolis™, the results of clinical trials with Kyprolis, how and when it is administered, its possible side effects, and how to manage them.
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U-Pom_2013_shopsite.jpg Understanding Pomalyst®
(pomalidomide) capsules

Pomalyst in combination with dexamethasone was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on February 8, 2013 for relapsed and refractory myeloma.
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UPEP_store.jpg Understanding Protein Electrophoresis
Production of a single, monoclonal protein (M-protein) is a characteristic feature of multiple myeloma. The test used to measure the amount of monoclonal protein in the blood or urine is protein electrophoresis.
 
Understanding_Revlimid_2013_shopsite.jpg Understanding Revlimid®
Revlimid® (lenalidomide) has been approved by the FDA for use in myeloma.

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UnderstandingThalidomide.jpg Understanding Thalidomide Therapy
Using thalidomide to treat myeloma is a new idea, but thalidomide itself has been studied for many decades. Much has been learned about how thalidomide works in the treatment of different diseases, and how its side effects can be treated.

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Understanding_Velcade_2013_shopsite.jpg Understanding VELCADE® (bortezomib) for Injection
This booklet covers the basics of FDA approved VELCADE®, including how it works, how it is administered, how is it used in clinical practice today, and side effects.
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