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March 21, 2013
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New and Evolving Data on Second Primary Malignancies in Myeloma
Two recent journal reports—one in NATURE, the other in CLINICAL ONCOLOGY—draw attention to concerns about the occurrence of second primary malignancies (SPMs) in patients with myeloma. In his blog, IMF Chairman and Co-Founder Brian G.M. Durie, MD writes that caution is required in interpreting new and evolving data. READ MORE

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First Person: When Myeloma Awareness Becomes a Family Affair
This week, to mark March as Myeloma Awareness Month, the respected cancer publication CURE published a poignant blog written by Robin Tuohy, Director of Support Groups for the IMF. In it, Robin explores how her husband Michael's myeloma has affected their family—and how they've rallied together, not only to battle the disease, but to educate their community and beyond about myeloma.ROBIN'S BLOG POST

Feast Your Eyes on the IMF's Menu of Advocacy Activities for March!
From ensuring health care legislation impacts myeloma patients favorably to raising myeloma awareness, the IMF is on the ground making things happen! In the last week, two more states – Michigan and Tennessee—have declared March as Myeloma Awareness Month! Check out this month's Advocacy Update –and discover an activity that ignites your passion to effect change! ADVOCACY UPDATE

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Shop with the leading merchants on the internet, receive the same price as anyone else visiting their sites, and support the IMF at the same time! Visit the IMF Mall make a purchase and a percentage of your purchase goes to support the IMF. And keep checking back for additional added vendors! Thanks!
 

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