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May 14, 2015
05.14.15
May 14, 2015
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Dr. Durie's Blog: Life Extension? No, Let's Shoot for Permanent Remission


 

In the two weeks since we lost one of our most beloved patients, Mike Katz, our inability to cure myeloma has been staring us in the face. While the extended lives of myeloma patients is something to be celebrated, we need decisively better drugs to achieve our goal of permanent remission. How do we set the bar high enough to achieve these great outcomes? Click HERE to read the full story.

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Dine With Brent's Deli to Support the IMF on May 20


 

The IMF is pleased to share that we’ve been selected as one of the charities for Brent’s Deli Community Appreciation Day Fundraiser on May 20. Brent’s is donating 20% of all purchases made on May 20 to the IMF, including dine-in, take-out, and catering. It’s an incredibly generous, and tasty, offering from the folks at this #1 Zagat rated deli. For a Brent’s Deli location near you, mark your calendar and check their website, HERE.

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May's Living Well with Myeloma Teleconference Recap Video


 

“When your mind is so full of ideas it’s like a filled cup, there’s no room for anything new. The thought of emptying the cup means we are allowing ourselves to be open to new experiences and it’s an important step in any process.” Dr. Matt Mumber, Oncologist from Georgia Research Alliance, shared this and many other wonderful insights in the May Living Well with Myeloma Teleconference. For those who weren’t able to attend live, you can watch the Sustainable Wellness – An Integrative Approach to Transform your Mind, Body, and Spirit video HERE.

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A No-Hassle Way to Donate Your Old Car and Support the IMF

 

Donating your old car is an easy way to help the IMF support research, education and patient education. The IMF partners with an organization called V-DAC, which is dedicated to making vehicle donation an easy, responsible way for charities to supplement their fundraising. V-DAC has delivered millions of dollars to more than 4,500 non-profits both national and local, across the country. Learn more HERE.

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