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June 7th-8th, 2002: Washington D.C. Area Patient & Family Seminar
Sat, Jun 08, 2002

Where:
The Ritz-Carlton Tyson's Corners
1700 Tysons Blvd.
McLean, VA 22101




IMF Returns to Greater D.C. Area for Patient & Family Seminar!


Special Guest:

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Andrew von Eschenbach, the recently-appointed Director of the National Cancer Institute, will be joining us for our Friday night welcome dinner and will be speaking to the group about his plans for the future. On behalf of the myeloma community, we thank Dr. Von Eschenbach for taking time out of his busy schedule to meet with patients and caregivers and understand their issues.


Faculty:

We also thank our dedicated faculty, who volunteer their time to help patients and caregivers understand more about diagnosis, monitoring, treatment and how to live well with myeloma.

Dr. Brian G.M. Durie, Cedars-Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, California Dr. Philip Greipp, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota Dr. Sundar Jagannath, St. Vincent¹s Hospital, New York, New York Dr. Robert A. Kyle, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota Dr. Vincent Rajkumar, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

Schedule Of Events:

Friday, June 7, 2002
2:00pm - 6:00pmRegistration Desk Open
2:00pm - 10:00pm'Networking Nook' Open with Quality of Life Discussion
2:30pm - 4:30pmLocal Support Group Meeting
6:30pm - 7:30pmCocktail Reception
7:30pm - 9:30pmDinner
Saturday, June 8, 2002
7:00am - 8:00amBreakfast
7:00am - 10:00pmHospitality Suite Open
7:30am - 5:00pmRegistration / Information Desk Open
8:00am - 12:15pmExpert Presentations and Q & A
12:30pm - 2:00pmLunch
2:00pm - 2:20pmExpert Presentation
2:30pm - 4:15pmIn-Depth Breakout Sessions
Sunday, June 9, 2002
7:00am - Noon'Networking Nook' Open