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Teaneck Patient & Family Seminar - July 27-28, 2007
Sat, Jul 28, 2007

Where:
Teaneck Marriott at Glennpointe
100 Frank W. Burr Boulevard
Teaneck, NJ 07666

Tel: 201-836-0600
Guest Fax: 201-836-0638


The Teaneck Marriott at Glennpointe


DATES:
July 27-28, 2007
DISCOUNTED ROOM RATE $129, plus tax .
When making your reservation, you must say you are attending the IMF Patient & Family Seminar.

There are a limited number of discounted hotel rooms reserved for the IMF. They are available on a first come, first served basis. Once these rooms have been booked, the discounted room rate will no longer be available.
CHECK-IN/OUT TIME Check in is at 3pm.
Check-out is at Noon
PARKING

There is no charge for self-parking.

AIRPORTS

Newark International Airport (EWR)

TRANSPORTATION
FROM/TO AIRPORT

Taxis run about $40 plus tip.

SEMINAR COSTS: $85 for Package A: Includes Friday Half-Day Seminar, Welcome Cocktail Reception and Dinner and Saturday All-Day Seminar

$50 for Package B: Saturday All-Day Seminar only, no Friday Welcome Dinner
DEADLINES

Seminar Registration: Wednesday, June 27, 2007 to receive 20% discount on seminar registration fee.

Hotel Reservation: The sooner, the better. Once the discounted rooms have been booked, the discounted room rate will no longer be available.



AGENDA
FRIDAY, JULY 27, 2007
1:00 - 1:15 PM Welcome
1:15 - 2:30 PM

"Ask the Expert"
Open Forum Discussion
Dr. Brian G.M. Durie
Cedars Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Center
Los Angeles, California
and
Dr. David Siegel

The Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center
Hackensack, New jersey

2:30 - 2:45 PM Coffee Break
2:45 - 3:30 PM Managing Side Effects
IMF Nurse Leadership Board speaker Elizabeth Bilotti, RN, OCN
St. Vincent's Comprehensive Cancer Center
New York, New York
3:30 - 4:15 PM Understanding Your Lab Results
Dr. Gary Stone
Director of Laboratories
Huntington Hospital
4:15 - 5:00 PM How to be a Better Patient
Mike Katz
IMF Board of Directors
6:00 - 7:00 PM Welcome Reception
7:00 - 9:00 PM Welcome Dinner
SATURDAY, JULY 28, 2007
7:00 - 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 8:20 AM Welcome and IMF Presentation
Susie Novis
IMF President
8:20 - 8:30 AM Introduction to Audience Response System and Questions
8:30 - 8:45 AM


8:45 - 8:55 AM

Myeloma 101/Overview
Dr. Brian Durie

Questions & Answers

8:55 - 9:15 AM


9:15 - 9:25 AM

9:25 - 9:40 AM
Standard Frontline Therapy
Dr. David Vesole

Interactive Questions with Keypads

Questions & Answers
9:40 - 10:00 AM Understanding the Free Light Chain Assay Test
Dr. Karen VanHoeven
10:00 - 10:30 AM Morning Coffee Break
10:30 - 10:45 AM


10:45 - 10:55 AM

10:55 - 11:10 AM
Bone Disease
Dr. Brian G.M. Durie

Interactive Questions with Keypads

Questions & Answers
11:10 - 11:30 AM

Understanding Balloon Kyphoplasty

11:30 - 11:50 AM


11:50 - 12:00 PM

12:00 - 12:15 PM
Role of Transplant
Dr.David Siegel

Interactive Questions with Keypads

Questions & Answers
12:15 - 1:30 PM Lunch

1:30 - 1:50 PM




1:50 - 2:00 PM

2:00 - 2:15 PM

Approaches to Relapse and New Clinical Trials
Dr. Robert Orlowski
Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC

Interactive Questions with Keypads

Questions & Answers

2:15 - 2:30 PM IMF Research Update
Dr. Brian G.M. Durie
2:30 - 2:45 PM Afternoon Coffee Break
2:45 - 4:30 PM Faculty Led Breakout Sessions
(Room assignments posted prior to sessions)
4:30 - 5:00 PM Conclusion
(Reconvene in Main General Session Room)

Many thanks to the sponsors of this event:

The Binding Site
Celgene
Cephalon
Kyphon
Millennium Pharmaceuticals

 

Register online or call 800-452-2873 to register for the seminar.

Don't delay! Register for our seminar and reserve your hotel room TODAY!