Living with Myeloma

In addition to curative treatments, City of Hope myeloma patients can also access the broad range of services offered by our Department of Supportive Care Medicine. The department’s staff of professionals can give expert assistance in navigating a complex hospital system as well as helping patients and loved ones with a variety of wellness issues including:
 
  • Managing side effects
  • Pain management
  • Coping and maintaining emotional/social/spiritual well-being
  • Staying healthy during/after treatment
  • Guidance on eating well and cooking smart
  • Healing arts
  • Being active
  • Building caregivers’ skills
  • Sexual health and fertility
  • Body image
 
 
The Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center is the heart of the Department of Supportive Care Medicine, integrating City of Hope's support services under one umbrella. The Biller Resource Center provides a warm and welcoming space where patients, families and caregivers can access the resources, education and support they need to strengthen and empower themselves, before, during and after treatment.
 
Our team of supportive care experts includes clinical social workers; pain and palliative care physicians and nurses; psychologists, psychiatrists; patient navigators; health educators; spiritual care chaplains; child life specialists and more.The Biller Resource Center staff may be reached at 626-256-4673 ext. 32273 (3CARE).
 
Additional Myeloma Resources
 

If you have been diagnosed with myeloma or are looking for a second opinion consultation about your treatment, find out more about becoming a patient or contact us at 800-826-HOPE.