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Summer 2012 Volume 9, Issue 2:
Myeloma Today Summer 2012
Articles include:
  • Report from ASCO 2012: New Results in Frontline and at Relapse
  • 10 Steps to Seeking a Second Opinion
  • Patient & Caregiver Experiences
  • Updates from Around the Globe
07.06.12

Articles include:

  • Dear Reader: Like Living with a Bad Neighbor
  • Scientific & Clinical: "Report from ASCO 2012: New Results in Frontline and at Relapse" by Dr. Brian Durie
  • Supportive Care: IMF Hotline Coordinators Answer Your Question and Introduce The 10 Steps to Better Care- "I was recently diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a disease I had never even heard of. Now I feel like there is so much new information to absorb and process that I don’t even know where or how to begin. What’s a 'newbie' like me to do?"
  • Supportive Care: "10 Steps to Seeking a Second Opinion" by Dr. Brian Durie
  • News & Notes:
    • Just released: the IMF iPad App
    • IMF Board Member Receives 2012 ASCO Humanitarian Award
    • IMF Nurse Leadership Board Members Honored
    • Take Action Against Myeloma Weekend
  • Nurse Leadership Board: "The Patient’s Journey Through Survivorship" IMF’s Nurse Leadership Board presents ONS Satellite Symposium
  • Education and Awareness: Spotlight on Advocacy
    • "How a Bill Becomes a Law" by Arin Assero, Director of Advocacy
    • Capitol Hill Bulletin
    • How to contact the IMF Advocacy Team
  • International Affiliates: Updates from Around the Globe
    • "Shanghai Revisited: An Environment of Hope" by Dr. Brian Durie
    • "The IMF Team Returns to China" by Dan Navid, Senior Vice President, Asia
  • Support Groups: You are never alone in your battle against myeloma
    • Richmond, Kentucky
    • Ann Arbor, Michigan
    • The IMF Welcomes New Support Groups
      • San Fernando Valley MM Support Group (near Los Angeles, California)
      • Chesapeake (Maryland) MM Network
      • Toledo Area (Ohio) MM Support Group
      • Kingwood Area (Texas) MM Support Group
  • Patient & Caregiver Experience:
    • "A Zebra Among Horses" by Jim Omel, MD
    • "Myeloma Caregiver Wife" by Kim McLaughlin
  • Member Events: IMFers Raise Funds to Benefit Myeloma Community
    • The Meier/Grammel Family Run
    • MYELOMA 200 – Closer To A Cure
  • Staff Updates:
    • Anne Pacowta, Regional Director, Support Groups
    • Janice Marie Estrada, Auction and Development Associate
  • 2012 IMF Calendar of Events
  • Letters to the IMF

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