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Myeloma Minute Special ASH Overview Issue
12.14.07

Welcome to the IMF's Myeloma Minute
News about myeloma treatment, research, support and the myeloma community
from the International Myeloma Foundation.

SPECIAL ASH OVERVIEW
The latest from the 49th Annual American Society of Hematology Meeting
December 8-11,2007 in Atlanta, Georgia

We are pleased to present these overviews of the 49th Annual American Society of Hematology Meeting (ASH) that was held in Atlanta, Georgia from December 8-11, 2007.

Drs. Kyle and Durie provide an overview of major presentations and their thoughts on progress in myeloma research. Dr. San Miguel provides a review of all of the new agents for which data was presented at the meeting.

These three interviews are part of a group of more than 45 we taped at ASH 2007. We will soon be posting all of these interviews with investigators discussing their presentations at the meeting. Please visit ash.myeloma.org for further updates.

An Overview of the 49th Annual American Society of Hematology Meeting (ASH) 2007

Dr. Robert Kyle
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
Chair, IMF Scientific Advisory Board

An Overview of the 49th Annual American Society of Hematology Meeting (ASH) 2007

Dr.Brian G.M. Durie
Cedars Sinai Cancer Center
Los Angeles, California
Chair of the International Myeloma Foundation

A Review of Novel Agents Presented at the 49th Annual American Society of Hematology Meeting (ASH) 2007

Dr. Jesús San Miguel
Hospital Clinico Universitario
Universidad de Salamanca
Salamanca, Spain
Member, IMF Board of Scientific Advisors


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