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June 6, 2013
June 6, 2013
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Latest Myeloma Research Presented at Annual Oncology Conference
This year's Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), which wrapped up on Tuesday, featured more than 5,000 abstracts—a record number submitted, according to the organization. The IMF has sifted through them to spotlight the most significant for myeloma patients. Check out video interviews with top myeloma researchers like Dr. Sagar Lonial (pictured) of Emory University, who discusses the "plethora" of new myeloma drugs, conducted by the IMF at the ASCO meeting in Chicago. WATCH 2013 ASCO INTERVIEWS
Watch Top Myeloma Experts Debate the Latest Trends in Treating Myeloma
Don't miss this exciting, live webcast of "Making Sense of Treatment," the International Myeloma Working Group (IMWG) Conference Series broadcast from the 2013 IMWG Summit in Stockholm, Sweden. Watch top myeloma experts Dr. Brian GM Durie, Chairman and Co-founder of the IMF; Dr. Philippe Moreau; Dr. Ola Landgren; and Dr. Antonio Palumbo tackle the key questions facing myeloma doctors and their patients in 2013. There is no charge to view the event, which will be streamed live on Wednesday, June 12 at 1 pm CEST ( 7 am EDT). CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

IMF Convenes Support Leaders from 11 Countries to Strengthen Patient Advocacy
On June 13, representatives from 11 countries will collaborate on ways to improve communication and interaction among blood cancer patient organizations around the world at a Global Leaders Summit in Stockholm, Sweden convened by the IMF. Attending the inaugural summit will be representatives of patient organizations based in Canada, France, Israel, Italy, Korea, Latin America, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States. READ MORE

IMF International Journalists' Workshop Brings Myeloma News to the Media
Join journalists from around the world at the IMF's live-streamed Journalists' Workshop on Thursday, June 13. Journalists covering the 18th Annual Congress of the European Hematology Association (EHA) in Stockholm, Sweden, will have a chance to learn about advancements in myeloma therapies from the IMF workshop's panel of experts: Dr. Brian Durie, IMF Chairman and Co-founder; Dr. Xavier Leleu, Hôpital Claude Huriez, CHRU, Lille, France; and Dr. Paul Richardson, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Mass. Watch a live webcast of this media event on Thursday, June 13 at 1:30 pm ET/ 10:30 am PT.

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