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IMF Patient & Family Seminar (PFS) - Los Angeles, CA
Fri, Aug 22, 2014

Where:
Sheraton Universal Hotel
333 Universal Hollywood Drive
Universal City, CA 91608




International Myeloma Foundation
LOS ANGELES Patient & Family Seminar
Los Angeles, CA | August 22-23, 2014

Ask the Expert

Managing Side Effects

Understanding FreeLite

Living Well with Myeloma: The Psychosocial Issues

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

Education
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.

Cameraderie
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 Elderly Patients

Best Therapies for Patients Opting for Transplant

Management of Bone Disease

Clinical Trials and New Drugs

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 July 22, 2014)
REGULAR - $85 (after July 22, 2014)

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

EARLY - $30 (on or before July 22, 2014)
REGULAR - $50 (after July 22, 2014)

Dr. Brian Durie
Cedars Sinai
Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Robert Vescio
Cedars Sinai
Los Angeles, CA                                     

Dr. Tom Martin
UCSF Medical Center
San Francisco, CA

Dr. Joseph Mikhael
Mayo Clinic
Scottsdale, AZ

Dr. Robert Kyle
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Mr. Mike Katz
Myeloma Patient  & IMF Board of Directors member

Dr. Ola Landgren
NCI, National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD

Hotel Information

Sheraton Universal Hotel
333 Universal Hollywood Drive
Universal City, CA 91608
http://www.sheratonuniversal.com
(818) 509 – 2755 (For Reservations)
(818) 980-1212 (Front Desk)

$165 DISCOUNTED ROOM RATE
Discounted room rate is only availble if reservation is made on or before July 22, 2014. 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 may not have any more rooms available at this discounted rate.

CHECK-IN/OUT TIME
Check-in is at 3pm.
Check-out is at 12pm

PARKING
Daily: $10 Self-Parking; $14 Valet Parking
Overnight: $24 Self-Parking $28 per night

 

 

 

NEAREST AIRPORT
“BUR” Burbank Airport is located 15 to 20 minutes from the Sheraton Universal

“LAX” Los Angeles Airport is located 30 - 45 minutes from the Sheraton Universal

TRANSFERS
Super Shuttle (800) 829-2305. Call in advance to make reservations.
From Burbank Airport: $12 per person, plus tip
From LAX:                  $20 per person, plus tip

Taxi Cabs:
From Burbank:   $30-35 (plus tip)        
From LAX:  $70-75 (plus tip)

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