Update on the COVID-19 pandemic

Information regarding COVID-19 is in constant change, as is the situation regarding vaccination and prioritization for immune-compromised individuals.

If you have any COVID-19-related questions, we’ve created a specific COVID section on our website that can be accessed by clicking here or by selecting the “News & Events” tab from our homepage. In this section, you’ll find the latest news and information about the pandemic in Canada from trustworthy and reliable sources.

Any specific questions that you may have regarding the COVID-19 vaccination, delays between vaccine dosing, and prioritization within your province are best answered by your healthcare team. They’re the ones who know you and your particular situation and are therefore in a position to best address your unique concerns.

Created by, and entirely focused on, Canadians impacted by myeloma, Myeloma Canada is the only national charitable organization committed to providing you with the most up-to-date and reliable information on myeloma. Some of the ways we do this is through our monthly e-newsletter, “Myeloma Matters”, as well as through our social media platforms.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us at contact@myeloma.ca or toll-free at 1-888-798-5771 with any questions regarding our programs and services.

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Financial Implications of Living with Myeloma

Over the last 15 years, the addition of novel and targeted treatment options for myeloma have significantly increased the prognosis for people living with this disease. People are living longer than ever and as such, are experiencing some unique challenges.

Whether at diagnosis, disease relapse or times in between, symptoms of the disease and side effects from treatment can affect a person’s ability to work, remain independent, and be socially involved. Over time, this can have long-lasting effects on quality of life and emotional wellbeing, leading to stress, anxiety, and/or depression.

If you or your loved one has been diagnosed with myeloma, you know how challenging it can be to find information that can help you manage your finances. 

Financial Implications of Living with Myeloma is intended to help you better understand your financial situation and help you optimize your finances to get the most out of what’s available to you. Given the nature of how quickly information related to the topics covered in this guide change, we’ve created a web-based document only. You may of course print out any sections you’d like.

Click here to access the complete guide.