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Kansas City Area Regional Community Workshop
Sat, Oct 23, 2010

Johnson County Community College
Regnier Conference Center (west of Quivira Road)
12345 College Blvd.
Overland Park, KS 66210



  • Dr. David Vesole of the John Theurer Cancer Center at the Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, New Jersey
  • Dr. Parameswaran Hari of the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee
  • Cathy Pendleton, LSCSW, psychotherapist and Director of Adult Programs with Turning Point
  • Casey Williams, Pharm D., Hematology/Oncology Clinical Coordinator and Residency Director at both KU School of Pharmacy and the UMKC School of Pharmacy
  • Ann McNeill,RN, MSN, APN-C, from the The John Theurer Cancer Center, a member of the IMF's Nurse Leadership Board.

Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

7:40 - 8:30


8:30 - 8:45  Introductions
8:45 - 9:15  Myeloma 101/Introduction to Myeloma
Dr. David Vesole
John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center
9:15 - 10:00 Options at Diagnosis
Dr. David Vesole
10:00 - 10:15 Break
10:15 - 11:15 Options at Relapse / Maintenance Therapy Issues
Dr. Parameswaran Hari
Adult Bone Marrow Oncology and Transplant Center at the Medical College of Wisconsin
11:15 - 12:00 Management of Novel Therapies-Related Side Effects
Ann McNeill, RN, MSN, APN-C
John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center
Member, IMF Nurse Leadership Board
12:00 - 12:45 Lunch
12:45 -   1:45 Toxicity Management
Casey B. Williams. PharmD
Hematology/Oncology Clinical Coordinator at Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City
1:45 -    2:00 Break
2:00 –    3:00  Dealing with the Myeloma Diagnosis
Cathy Pendleton, MSW
3:00 -    3:30 Panel Q & A

To register, please contact the IMF at (800) 452-CURE (2873) or email theIMF@myeloma.org.

This workshop is supported by unrestricted educational grants from Celgene Corporation and Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company.