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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.

New Studies Shed Light on Diet, Obesity in Myeloma and the Anti-Aging Power of Young Blood
Research studies published in medical journals this week could have important implications for myeloma patients down the road. A study published in the journal Leukemia looks at cell pathways that could help explain the link between obesity and myeloma. Two other studies identify molecules in the blood of young animals that have a beneficial effect on several health issues in older animals. In this week's blog, Dr. Brian Durie, IMF Chairman and Co-Founder, discusses the findings and what they could mean for myeloma patients.

Support the IMF as You Shop for Mom
If you're still looking for the perfect gift for Mother's Day, you still have a few days to shop online through the IMF Mall. The IMF Mall includes a number of stores, from Amazon and Avon to 1-800-Flowers and iTunes, that allow you to contribute to the IMF while shopping. By visiting these shops through the links on the IMF Mall page, a percentage of your purchase is donated to the IMF—all at no extra cost to you.

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