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Support Groups

The IMF is often asked by patients if we know of support groups in their areas where they can meet others dealing with myeloma. There is a worldwide network of more than 150 myeloma support groups that hold regular meetings for members of the myeloma community.

Although the IMF does not sponsor these groups, we support their efforts and conduct annual summits for myeloma support group leaders. We encourage you to seek them out. Use the menu below for a list of the groups that we are aware of in your area.

Europe : Ireland

Ireland: Newbridge
The Newbridge Myeloma Support Group meets at the Parish Centre, Station Road, Newbridge, Co.Kildare from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm, on the third Monday of the month. For more information, contact Brenda Drumm at (087) 233 7797 or by email at mymyeloma@gmail.com. Visit the website at www.mymyeloma.ie.

Ireland: Tullamore
The Tullamore Midlands Myeloma Support Group meets at the Dochas Offaly Cancer Support centre, Tullamore, Co Offaly. For more information, contact Mary Kelly, Tullamore General Hospital at 05793 21501 Bleep 317 or Nancy St John at (057) 932 8268 or by email at maryb.kelly@hse.ie. Visit the website at www.mymyeloma.ie.

Northern Ireland: Belfast
The Belfast Myeloma Support Group meets at the Ulster Cancer Foundation, Eglantine Avenue, Belfast, from 7:30 pm to 9 pm, on Monday, four times a year. For more information, contact Eileen Creery or Karen Hooper, Ulster Cancer Foundation (UCF), at Freephone UCF 0 (800) 783 3339, 0 (289) 066 3281, eileencreery@ulstercancer.org, or karenhooper@ulstercancer.org.