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07.27.16  The IMF’s International Myeloma Working Group Establishes Updated Yardstick for Disease Assessment in the Evolving Treatment Landscape of 2016

 New Categories of Minimal Residual Disease (MRD) Negativity

 Provide Clinical Trial Endpoints and Framework for Cure


06.02.16  International Myeloma Foundation Brings Together 100 of the World’s Top Myeloma Experts June 7-9, 2016 in Copenhagen for 7th Annual Summit

Addressing Rising Cost of Myeloma Treatments to Be a Key Focus


05.31.16  International Myeloma Foundation Honors Dr. S. Vincent Rajkumar With the 2016 Robert A. Kyle Lifetime Achievement Award

Given in Recognition of Significant Contributions to Myeloma Research and Patient Care


05.24.16  International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) Says Controversial Drug Cost Report Could Limit Patient Access to Optimal Treatment

 IMF Raises Red Flags in Advance of May 26 Hearing, Offers Alternate Approach


04.20.16  Everybody Loved Doris: An IMF Tribute

The IMF is deeply saddened by the passing of Doris Roberts on April 18, 2016. An Emmy-Award-winning actress, who starred in the classic sitcom “Everybody Loves Raymond,” Doris was an ardent supporter of Peter Boyle Memorial Fund. She generously delivered hilarious performances at the IMF’s Annual Comedy Gala since 2007. Everybody Loved Doris. Truly.

In her honor, we have created a Tribute revisiting some of her most memorable moments at the IMF Comedy Celebrations through the years. 


04.12.16  International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) Funds First Large-Scale Screening to Identify and Treat Precursor of Blood Cancer Before Disease Develops

 Prospective Data on How to Monitor MGUS Could Alter Myeloma Treatment Management


03.03.16  International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) Marches Toward a Cure with Takeda Oncology’s ‘Music 2 Fight Myeloma’ Initiative for ‘Myeloma ACTION Month’

In concert with the IMF’s March “Myeloma ACTION Month” campaign, Takeda Oncology is putting a musical spin on fundraising with “Music 2 Fight Myeloma,” which pairs the power of music with the impact of social media.


02.18.16  International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) Declares March Myeloma Action Month

 IMF’s Proactive Education Campaign Targets Primary Care Doctors, Lawmakers and Patients with Information and Events


01.14.16  The International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) Appoints Dr. Rafat Abonour as New Medical Liaison to Support Organization’s European Program Expansion

Myeloma expert Dr. Rafat Abonour as IMF Medical Liaison. Dr. Abonour’s appointment follows the foundation’s recent appointment of French myeloma researcher Prof. Jean-Luc Harousseau, MD. Both men will help accelerate the IMF’s mission to affect positive change around the world.


01.07.16  International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) Accelerates Global Expansion with Appointment of Prof. Jean-Luc Harousseau MD

Renowned researcher to help accelerate IMF programs in Asia and Europe