Living well with myeloma
It’s hard to hear you have a blood cancer that is treatable but is likely to come back. But people say living with myeloma is “doable” and they can continue to enjoy life.
- Mind and emotions – taking care of your emotional health and where to go for support
- Fatigue – managing this common symptom of blood cancer
- Keeping active – the benefits of gentle exercise for people with blood cancer
- Eating well – eating healthily, safely and enjoying what you eat
- Money and work – your rights at work and financial support you may be entitled to.
"I've not really stopped doing anything. In fact, I probably do more. I’ve started paddleboarding, and we bought a motorhome. We always said we would but myeloma brought things forward."
Craig, living with myeloma since 2020
Read how Craig and others are making the most of life after a myeloma diagnosis.
Where you can get support
To connect with other people affected by blood cancer, join our online community forum.
To talk to someone about any aspect of your life with myeloma, contact our Support Service.
You can search for a cancer support group in your area, or look for support groups online or on Facebook.
"The Blood Cancer UK forum has been a blessing. I wanted to say hello, this is me, and start putting the word cancer down on paper and owning it. It’s been therapeutic."
Linda, living with myeloma since 2021
Join our online community forum and connect with other people living with blood cancer.
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