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San Jose Patient and Family Seminar
July 16-17, 2004
Fri, Jul 16, 2004

Where:
The Hayes Mansion
200 Edenvale Avenue
San Jose, CA 95136

Reservations: 408-226-3200


Hayes Mansion


DATES:
Friday, July 16 and Saturday, July 17, 2004
FACULTY: Dr. Brian Durie
Cedars-Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Steven Coutré
Clinical Cancer Center at Stanford

Dr. Morie Gertz
Mayo Clinic

Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Clinical Cancer Center at Stanford

Dr. Robert Vescio
Cedars-Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Center

QUALITY OF LIFE SPKRS: TBD
MAX CAPACITY: 200
NEAREST AIRPORT: (SJC) San Jose International Airport
GROUND TRANSPORT:

Hayes Mansion Shuttle Service is $25
(call the hotel to arrange in advance)

ROOM RATE: $99 per night
SEMINAR COSTS: $125 for Friday and Saturday (package A)
$75 for Saturday only (package B)
VENUE PARKING: Overnight guest parking and day self-parking is free.
DEADLINES: Hotel: Friday, June 11, 2004
Seminar: Friday, July 9, 2004

AGENDA
FRIDAY, JULY 16, 2004
12:30 - 6:00 pm IMF Registration Desk open
1:30 - 2:30 pm "Meet the Expert" Open Forum
2:45 - 3:45 pm Quality of Life Discussion #1
4:00 - 5:00 pm Quality of Life Discussion #2
6:00 - 7:00 pm Cocktail Reception
7:00 - 10:00 pm Welcome Dinner
SATURDAY, JULY 17, 2004
7:00 am -5:00 pm IMF Registration Desk open
Please pick up name badge and course materials.
7:00 am -8:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 10 am

General Session
Topics include:

  • Myeloma 101: A Basic overview
  • Standard Frontline Therapies.
  • Supportive Care/Bone Disease
  • Today's treatment for bone disease.
  • Transplantation - Single vs Double
  • Novel and/or Alternative Therapies

10:00 - 10:15 am Morning Break
10:15 - 11:30 am
General Session Continues
11:30 am - Noon
Patient Panel - Q & A with patients on their personal experiences with myeloma.
Noon - 1:30 pm Deli Buffet Lunch
1:30 - 2:45 pm General Session Continues
2:45 - 3:00 pm Afternoon Break
3:00 - 4:30 pm Faculty Breakout Q & A Sessions
4:30 - 5:00 pm Wrap Up Session

The IMF wishes to thank the sponsors of
the San Jose Patient and Family Seminar:

Celgene
Millennium
Novartis
Ortho Biotech

Don't forget to bring your old cell phones to the Seminar to help the IMF raise dollars for the cure. Read all about it: Cell Phones for a Cure program.



View pictures from the San Jose Patient and Family Seminar.