Myeloma UK invests in driving better patient outcomes through a comprehensive early diagnosis programme, cutting-edge research, sector-leading treatment access, award-winning information and support programmes, and pioneering healthcare services improvement. Their community consists of the 24,000 people living with the incurable blood cancer myeloma, as well as those with related conditions including MGUS (a non-cancerous condition that can increase the chance of developing myeloma), smoldering myeloma (an early form of myeloma) and AL amyloidosis (a rare build-up of protein occasionally associated with myeloma). Including their patients with related conditions, the population they represent is over 63,000 people.
The charities long-term ambition is to make myeloma history, but they recognise that is a challenging process. They are working to that ambition and are committed to providing every patient with an empowered present and a hopeful future.
Current income is c£4.8m. The pandemic has presented challenges but, with a lot of hard work, their teams have delivered on budget. The charity is in a good position financially, so there is a sound platform from which to build.
Myeloma UK is committed to ensuring that patients receive more effective treatments, enjoy better outcomes, and have more years with a life they love. A positive, empowering culture is important to them, and they also like to have fun along the way.
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