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May 24, 2012
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May 24, 2012
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World Experts Debate the Latest Advances in Myeloma Treatment
Wed, June 13, 2012

Members of the International Myeloma Working Group kick off the inaugural IMWG Conference Series. Drs. Durie, San Miguel, Richardson, and Palumbo will debate topics of crucial concern including: frontline therapies, the current role of maintenance and new drugs.

This event will take place on June 13th - 1:00PM (Central European Summer Time) at the Sofitel Legend Hotel, Amsterdam, and will be live-streamed for global viewing. This conference will be archived for viewing on the IMF’s website myeloma.org.

Click HERE to register to attend the Conference in Amsterdam.
Click HERE to register for the live-streaming.



5th Annual Carolyn Czerkies Memorial Golf Outing
Whitetail Ridge Golf Club in Yorkville, Illinois
Sat, June 9, 2012

Kick-Off Meeting for the SF Valley Myeloma Support Group
Wed, June 13, 2012

Milwaukee Regional Community Workshop
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Sat, June 23, 2012

Register for Free Teleconference: Myeloma Updates 2012

Brian G.M. Durie, MD, summarizes highlights of ASCO/ EHA/ IMWG Summit for patients, family members, caregivers and healthcare professionals.
Thur, June 28, 2012

 

Latest Myeloma Information at Your Fingertips on IMF’s New iPad App  

The IMF has released its new iPad application, the Myeloma Post, designed to serve as a free mobile gateway to the educational, research, support and advocacy programs and information found on the IMF’s website (www.myeloma.org). "The creation of the Myeloma Post mobile app was a natural evolution of our longstanding history of finding new and better ways to keep patients and caregivers well informed and up to date," said Susie Novis, IMF Founder and President. READ MORE

The IMF Returns to Shanghai, Where Research and Hope Grow
 
“A return visit to Asia by the IMF team of Susie Novis, Senior Global Analyst Dan Navid and me this past week was an exhilarating blur of activities that instructed, impressed and touched us deeply,” writes Dr. Brian Durie in his blog. READ MORE
A Patient’s Blog: How Best to Plan Future Treatment?
After undergoing his first autologous stem cell transplant last July, patient-blogger Pat Killingsworth is discovering a few factors that his doctors and he never considered when he was first diagnosed, back in 2007. READ MORE
IMF Nurse Leadership Board Member Wins Top UCLA Honor
Sandra Rome, a clinical nurse specialist in hematology and oncology at the Cedars-Sinai Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, has received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the UCLA School of Nursing. Early in her career, says Rome, she was inspired by cancer nurses: “They were so knowledgeable about diseases, treatment and symptom management – the whole of the patient.” READ MORE


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