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The International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) Applauds Ohio Gov. Kasich for Signing SB 99 (The Cancer Treatment Modernization Act) into Law

The International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) – improving the quality of life of myeloma patients while working toward prevention and a cure – applauds Gov. John Kasich of Ohio for signing SB 99, The Cancer Treatment Modernization Act, into law. The bill requires that health plans regulated by the state that provide coverage for IV and oral anticancer treatments not exceed $100 copayment or coinsurance for a 30-day supply of orally administered anticancer treatment.


International Myeloma Foundation Announces Affiliation with Korea Blood Cancer Association

- Organizations Will Work Together to Support Myeloma Patients & Physicians in Korea

- IMF Adds to Its Growing Affiliations with Organizations around the World


Watch the webcast of the IMWG Conference Series "Making Sense of Treatment" held in Milan, Italy
IMWG Myeloma Experts debate the latest trends in treatment June 11, 2014 Milan, Italy

International Myeloma Foundation’s 5th Annual IMWG Summit to Share Latest Myeloma Developments with Patients & Clinicians Around the World

- Summit Brings Together Global Myeloma Researchers, Clinicians, and Advocates

- IMWG Conference Series Live Stream Scheduled for June 11th


IMF's Michael S. Katz Honored with ASCO's Partners in Progress Award

Mr. Katz was chosen as this year’s recipient because of his efforts to raise awareness and education about myeloma in addition to his participation in the development of clinical trials of new drugs to treat this disease. He currently serves as vice president and as an executive board member of the International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) and is a member of the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group’s (ECOG) Executive Committee.


The IMF Reaches Out to Myeloma Patients in Italy

The IMF continued its outreach to myeloma patients around the world by co-sponsoring a patient meeting in Bari, Italy, along with the Italian blood cancer patient group AIL Pazienti (Associazione Italiana contro le Leucemie, Linfomi e Mieloma).


The International Myeloma Foundation Says Virotherapy Approach to Myeloma Could Lead to New Treatment Options

-- Mayo Clinic Team Reports a Remission in Myeloma Patient Treated with a Massive Dose of Engineered Measles Virus

-- A New Path Forward in Myeloma Research Stirs Excitement in the Myeloma Community 


Encouraging New Research About Virotherapy for Myeloma
The IMF is very pleased to see research from Dr. Stephen Russell at the Mayo Clinic achieving success and starting to make a difference for patients.

Raise Your Voice Web Series

Every voice makes a difference. Many voices make change!

At the IMF, we know that to make a difference we must all come together and do what we can.  With enough voices, we can improve the quality of life for myeloma patients by advocating for more research funding, insisting on quality health care, and educating the communities around us on this deadly disease. Whether you are a patient, caregiver, doctor, nurse, or friend, your voice and your story make a difference!


The IMF Visits Jordan’s Renowned Cancer Center
On May 6th, the IMF's Director of Europe and the Middle East, Nadia Elkebir, visited the King Hussein Cancer Center (KHCC) in Amman, Jordan. This renowned stand-alone comprehensive cancer center attracts patients from all over the Middle East, the Gulf region, and North Africa. The IMF will work in partnership with KHCC to reach myeloma patients throughout the region.

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