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May 9, 2013
05.09.13
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Physicians from China Attend IMF's Groundbreaking Myeloma Master Class
 
 
The International Myeloma Foundation this week welcomed a group of physicians from China's top medical institutions to the IMF's 2nd annual Myeloma Master Class, a comprehensive unique educational forum created and led by IMF Chairman and Co-founder, Dr. Brian Durie. MORE...

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Nurse Leadership Board Presents Myeloma Education at Oncology Nursing Congress
More than 700 nursing professionals attended the IMF's Nurse Leadership Board's satellite symposium at the Oncology Nursing Society's 38th Annual Congress in Washington, D.C., last month. Chaired by Joseph D. Tariman, PhD, "New Paradigms in Multiple Myeloma Management: Nurse-Centric Case Studies in Patient Survivorship," also featured Beth Faiman, PhDc; Sandra Kurtin, RN, MS; and Charise Gleason, MSN. VIEW SLIDES!

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Advocacy Is a Family Affair for Our May Advocates of the Month
Christy Joyce, diagnosed with myeloma in 2008, decided to get involved in the Postcards for Parity Program "because it seemed horribly unfair that people are being denied access to lifesaving drugs." And when the Nevada woman asked her family to complete postcards for their legislators, her husband and three kids all asked if they could get involved too. This week, Christy and her family delivered the postcards collected to urge support of SB 266 to the Nevada state assembly members. Congratulations to the Joyce family, our May Advocates of the Month!

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Need a Last-Minute Gift for Mom on Mother's Day? Shop at the IMF Mall
It took us a few minutes to put this item in the Minute today – we took a detour to shop for our own mother through the 1-800-Flowers link (hope Mom likes the Gardenia Topiary, right) at the IMF Shopping Mall. Make your mom happy AND support the IMF. SHOP FOR MOTHER'S DAY
 
 

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