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November 1, 2012

November 1, 2012
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IMF Latin America Hosts Live-Streamed Journalists Workshop November 8, 2012

Myeloma experts gathering in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for the 2012 HEMO Congress will appear at a journalists workshop presented by IMF Latin America on November 8, 2012 at 8 AM/EST; 5 AM/PST. The workshop will be live-streamed and archived immediately following the workshop. READ MORE

Boca Raton, Florida Patient & Family Seminar
March 1-2, 2013
IMF’s 6th Annual Comedy Celebration Raises Both Awareness and Funding to Find a Cure
On Saturday, October 27th, nearly 1,200 guests gathered at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles in support of the IMF’s 6th Annual Comedy Celebration benefiting the Peter Boyle Research Fund. A celebrity-packed red carpet, dazzling auction items, and hilarious stand-up comedy performances were topped off with an amazing set by the legendary Joe Walsh. In only six years, the star-studded annual event has raised $3.5 million for the IMF’s ground-breaking research initiatives. READ MORE

IMF Visits Korea to Participate in Annual Myeloma Patient Day
The IMF’s Lisa Paik, Senior Vice President, Clinical Education & Research Initiatives, and Arin Assero, Vice President, Global Advocacy, spoke to an audience of 200 myeloma patients and caregivers in Seoul, Korea, in October at the Korea Blood Cancer Association’s annual Myeloma Patient Day. READ MORE

The Island Where People Forget to Die: Is Eating “Real Food” the Reason?
“The Blue Zones” are places in the world where an unexpectedly high percentage of people live to be over 100 years old. A Greek island named Ikaria is one such place and, writes Dr. Brian G.M. Durie, Chairman and Co-founder of the IMF, its residents’ diet and lifestyle might contain clues to longevity. READ MORE

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