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May 7, 2015
05.07.15
May 7, 2015
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Saturday, May 16, 2015
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Remembering Mike Katz, a Very Special Patient Advocate


 

In his blog this week, IMF Chairman Dr. Brian Durie reflects on the sad passing of Mike Katz, which “has left an enormous gap in the myeloma community,” he notes. “Mike routinely inspired patients to take charge of their myeloma—to understand what is going on and get questions answered. He was a colleague and a friend to patients and physicians alike.” CLICK HERE to read more.

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Tom Brokaw Speaks Out About Myeloma on "Dateline" Special Tonight


 

Tom Brokaw speaks out tonight about myeloma, at 10pm EST, on the Dateline NBC special, "Tom Brokaw, a Lucky Life Interrupted." The veteran news anchor will share his personal journey from his myeloma diagnosis to managing the emotions, struggle and cancer itself. Friend of IMF Kim Alexander will also be interviewed sharing the story of her husband, NFL Linebacker Elijah Alexander, who lost his battle with myeloma in 2010. For a short preview video of the interview and for local broadcast times in your area, click HERE.

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Translations for Myeloma Clinical Trials Now Online


 

The IMF has posted ixazomib clinical trial fact sheets in French, Japanese, and Korean for patients in those countries who are interested in participating. The ixazomib clinical trial fact sheets are available in these three additional languages for three separate clinical trials. To access the translated documents, please click HERE.

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Shop for Mother's Day and Support Myeloma Research

 

Looking for a perfect gift for Mother’s Day this Sunday? Before you make your purchase, consider shopping through the IMF’s Shopping Mall of preferred vendors. Making your purchase this way helps support the IMF and still gives you access to great retailers like Amazon, 1-800 Flowers, Macy’s and many, many more. To participate, simply visit the IMF’s list of participating retailers, then click on the retailer’s link to access their site and start shopping. See the full list of retailers and get started with your Mother’s Day shopping, HERE.

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