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IMF Patient & Family Seminar (PFS) - San Francisco, CA

Sofitel San Francisco Bay
223 Twin Dolphin Drive
Redwood City, CA 94065

March 27-28, 2015

International Myeloma Foundation
San Francisco Patient & Family Seminar
SAN FRANCISCO, CA | March 27-28, 2015

Ask the Expert

Living Well with Myeloma: Being Your Own Advocate

Understanding FreeLite and Hevylite

Living Well with Myeloma: The Psychosocial Issues

What do you get at an IMF Patient and Family Seminar?

Get up-to date, vital information.

Access to Experts
Get one-on-one access to the experts with time to ask questions about your treatment options.

Share your experiences and gain strength from hearing other people's stories, as you become part of the IMF family.


Myeloma 101/Overview

Best Therapies for Patients Opting for Transplant

Best Therapies for Elderly Patients

Management of Bone Disease

Black Swan Research Initiative Perspectives

New Drugs in Clinical Trials

Breakout Sessions


Registration Cost

Package A: Includes Friday Half-Day Seminar (1PM – 5PM), Welcome Cocktail Reception & Dinner (6PM – 9PM) and Saturday All-Day Seminar (7AM – 4PM) plus breakfast, lunch and all course materials.

EARLY - $60 (on or before March 3, 2015)
REGULAR - $85 (after March 3, 2015)

Package B: Includes Saturday All Day Seminar (7AM – 4PM) plus breakfast, lunch and all course  material.

EARLY - $30 (on or before March 3, 2015)
REGULAR - $50 (on or before March 3, 2015)

Dr. Brian Durie
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Bill Bensinger
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle, WA

Dr. Tom Martin
UCSF Medical Center
San Francisco, CA

Dr. Sundar Jagannath
Mt. Sinai, Medical Center
New York, NY

Dr. Martha Lacy
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Sandra Rome RN, MN, AOCN
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

Hotel Information

Sofitel San Francisco Bay
223 Twin Dolphin Road
Redwood City, CA 94065
Tel: (650) 598-9000 (For Reservations and directions)
Fax: (650) 598-9383

The IMF has secured a room block with a $109 DISCOUNTED ROOM RATE.

Discounted room rate is only available if reservation is made on or before March 3, 2015. When making your hotel reservation, you must say you are attending the “IMF Patient & Family Seminar”.

There are a limited number of hotel rooms reserved for the IMF at this discounted room rate and rooms are available on a first come, first served basis. Once the IMF block of rooms has been exhausted, the hotel many not have any more rooms available at this discounted rate.

Check-in is at 3pm.
Check-out is at 12pm

Daily/Event: Self-Parking - $5 per day
Overnight: Self-Parking $10 per night




“SFO” San Francisco International is 20-30 minutes from the hotel

The hotel offers free airport shuttle service but must call in advance to arrange.

Taxi Cabs:
Typical run about $40-45 plus tip (depending on traffic)

*Faculty and topics are subject to change. Go to our website at myeloma.org for the most up-to-date faculty and registration information.