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August 16, 2012
August 16, 2012
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Bone-Remodeling Protein May Offer Myeloma Target
Study results published in the August issue of the journal Blood found that myeloma cells show significantly increased levels of the bone-remodeling protein annexin A2 (ANXA2), which could suggest potential as a new therapeutic target. According to Dirk Hose, MD, of the University of Heidelberg in Germany, and colleagues, high ANXA2 expression predicted inferior event-free and overall survival in both cohorts of untreated multiple myeloma patients. READ MORE

Free IMF Teleconference: The Emerging Role of Kyprolis in the Treatment Paradigm
Dr. Brian G.M. Durie and Dr. Tom Martin will discuss the emerging role of newly approved Kyprolis in the treatment of myeloma during a free one-hour teleconference on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 4 pm PDT/ 7 pm EDT. Register here
Also, visit our new Kyprolis Resource Page here.

1 Man + 1 Bracelet Equaled Countless Conversations About Myeloma
Glen Potter’s faded IMF bracelet was as much a part of him as his white Stetson hat. He wore it everywhere and was a constant spokesman for more myeloma research and better public understanding. Countless conversations were started by that burgundy bracelet, and blogger Jim Omel, M.D., recalls the friend and tireless advocate who wore it. READ MORE

Here’s How to Turn Your Donated Cars into IMF Support, Education and Research
Have an unused vehicle sitting in your garage taking up room? Here's a quick, easy way to have it removed and raise funds for the IMF at the same time! All you have to do is contact V-DAC, and they will take it from there (including all transfers, pickups, etc). No work for you, no work for us. Just click here and your donation is as good as on its way.

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