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Myeloma Canada: Patient, Family & Healthcare Professionals Conference
September 12-13, 2008
Sat, Sep 13, 2008

Where:
Toronto Marriott Airport Hotel
901 Dixon Road
Toronto, Ontario


To view the agenda and register, click here: http://tinyurl.com/3ewlbr


Respected myeloma experts will present the role of novel therapies, traditional therapies and transplants, supportive care, quality of life, as well as other topics of importance to patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals.

The conference attendees leave the sessions not only with tangible information, but also with a sense of empowerment. Patients report greater confidence and willingness to be proactive in discussions of their therapies with their physicians and other healthcare providers.

This year’s panel of myeloma experts will include:

  • Joseph R Mikhael, MD, MEd (Assistant Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ)

  • Nikhil C Munshi, MD (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, Boston, MA)

  • Donna E Reece, BA, FRCPC, MD (Associate Professor and Director of the Program for Multiple Myeloma and Related Diseases in the Department of Medical Oncology and Haematology at Princess Margaret Hospital/University of Toronto, Toronto, ON)

  • David H Vesole, MD, PhD, FACP (Multiple Myeloma and Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, St. Vincent's Comprehensive Cancer Centre, New York, NY)

Guest speakers will include :

  • Robert A Buckman, BA, MB, PhD, MA (Medical Oncologist & Professor, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, ON)

  • Richard Béliveau, PhD (Professor & Chair, Prevention and Treatment of Cancer, University of Québec, Montréal, QC)

  • Michael Katz, MBA (Patient Advocate & Vice President, International Myeloma Foundation, Los Angeles, CA)

To view the agenda and register, please click on the following link: http://tinyurl.com/3ewlbr