Patients & Caregivers
At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are committed to helping you get the information you need about the disease or condition you are dealing with. We seek to provide information about our medicines and qualified resources that offer relevant information.
Resources for Patients & Caregivers
Education is the first step in fighting illness and serious disease and we have developed some resources which we hope will help in your journey.
Strengthening Horizon Scanning in
This report presents the findings of the BMS roundtable with patient organisation representatives, combined with desk research and interviews with a range of international experts involved in horizon scanning processes. It makes recommendations for an efficient, effective and inclusive horizon scanning process for the Australian healthcare system.
Comprehensive Guide to Accessing Medicines in Australia >
This guide presents a comprehensive review of the process and key steps involved in getting a new medicine from discovery to patients. Each stage - from discovery through to trial, regulatory approval and subsidy - can vary depending on the medicine.
From Molecule to Medicine to Australian Patient >
This infographic will guide you through the processes by which a medicine is developed, trialled, reviewed and ultimately subsidised for access by Australian patients. Below is a video which further explains this process and includes details about how you can have an impact on the reimbursement approval process.
What is Immunotherapy?
From Molecule to Medicine
A Guide to Immuno-Oncology
This podcast series is for those effected by a lung cancer diagnosis bringing together the experiences of real people and health care professionals to talk about lung cancer treatment, side effects, and life with cancer. The series has been supported by the Lung Foundation Australia and sponsored by Bristol Myers Squibb.
Immunotherapy side effects >
Project: Understanding lung cancer treatment
Valerie Davis shares her experience with immunotherapy side effects and A/Prof Clay talks about what immunotherapy is and how it helps restore the immune system so the body can better fight lung cancer. This episode is part of a 4-part miniseries talking about lung cancer treatment; side effects; struggles and mental health; and relationships and support networks. We also talk about support resources that are available to people living with lung cancer. This episode was created by Jumo Health using excerpts from our interviews with Valerie Davis and A/Prof Clay.
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Understanding Cancer Comics
Explaining diseases and treatments to children aged 7+
Understanding Melanoma >
‘Understanding Melanoma’ comic follows Mayah and her family as they learn about melanoma, the condition and its treatment. Mayah’s story is based on that of a real family and this resource has been developed in collaboration with Dr. Megan Lyle, Melanoma Institute Australia, Melanoma Patients Australia and the Melanoma & Skin Cancer Advocacy Network (MSCAN).
Understanding Multiple Myeloma >
‘Understanding Multiple Myeloma’ is a 12-page illustrated resource that takes children on a journey through a planet shaped like the human body to learn what multiple myeloma is, how it impacts the body, and what children can do to support a parent or grandparent who has been diagnosed with it. This resource has been developed in collaboration with Myeloma Australia.
Diseases by the Numbers
The following fact sheets provide information about certain diseases and include some statistics.
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