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Dallas Patient & Family Interactive Seminar
November 7-8, 2003
Sat, Nov 08, 2003

Where:
Baylor University Medical Center
3500 Gaston Avenue
Dallas, TX



Our Patient & Family Interactive Seminars are designed to meet the changing needs of today's patients by providing up-to-date practical and useful information to help them make informed treatment choices.

DATES:
Friday, November 7, 2003 and
Saturday, November 8, 2003
VENUE: Davis Auditorium
17th Floor of Roberts Hospital
Baylor Sammons Cancer Centerat Baylor University
3500 Gaston Avenue
Dallas, TX 75246
(214) 820-0111 Number for Directions
VENUE PARKING: $3.00 per day, self parking
INVITED FACULTY: TBD
QUALITY OF LIFE SPKRS: TBD
MAX CAPACITY: 165
NEAREST AIRPORT: Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW)
GROUND TRANSPORT: Super Shuttle (800) 258-3826
HOTEL: Homewood Suites by Hilton
2747 N Stemmons Freeway
Dallas, Tx 75207
(214) 819-9700 Main Number & Reservation Number
(214) 819-9701 Guest Fax Number
ROOM RATE: $59.00 plus tax, includes Continental Breakfast
CHECK-IN TIME: 3:00 pm
CHECK-OUT TIME: Noon
HOTEL PARKING: Complimentary
DEADLINES: Hotel: Monday, October 6, 2003
Seminar: Monday, November 3, 2003

AGENDA
Friday
November 7
12:30 pm Registration Desk Open
1:00 - 2:30 pm Local Support Group meeting
2:45 - 3:45 pm Quality of Life Discussion
"Improving Your Health through Nutrition"
Susan Roberts
Baylor Cancer Center
4:00 - 5:00 pm "The Use of Velcade in Myeloma Therapy"
6:30 pm Cocktail Reception
7:30 pm Welcome Dinner
Guest Speaker: Dr. Lewis Mehl-Medrona
author of "Coyote Medicine" and "Coyote Healing: Miracles in Medicine"
Saturday
November 8
7:00 am IMF Registration Desk Opens
Continental Breakfast
8:00 am General Session
"Welcome"
Susie Novis, President IMF

"Interactive Introduction"
Mike Katz

Presentation 1
8:30-9:15 am
"Overview of Myeloma"
Marvin Stone, MD
Introduction
Faculty Presentation
"Ask the Expert" Panel : Q & A
Presentation 2
9:15-10:00 am
"Frontline Therapy"
Brian Durie, MD
Introduction
Faculty Presentation
"Ask the Expert" Panel : Q & A
10:00 - 10:30 am Morning Coffee Break
Presentation 3
10:30-11:15 am
"Bone Disease"
Greg Mundy, MD
Introduction
Faculty Presentation
"Ask the Expert" Panel : Q & A
Presentation 4
11:15 am - Noon
"Transplantation"
David Vesole, MD
Introduction
Faculty Presentation
"Ask the Expert" Panel : Q & A
Noon - 1:30 pm Lunch Break
Presentation 5
1:30-2:15 am
"Novel Therapies in Myeloma"
Donna Weber, MD
Introduction
Faculty Presentation
"Ask the Expert" Panel : Q & A
Break Out Sessions
2:30 - 4:00 pm
FACILITATORS:
Dr. Brian G.M. Durie and Dr. David Vesole
Dr. Mehl-Madrona
Dr. Greg Mundy and Dr. Marvin Stone
Dr. Donna Weber
Susie Novis "Caregivers Need Care Too"

Room Assignments to be announced

4:00-4:30 pm Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social

The Dallas Patient & Family Interactive Seminar is made possible in part with unrestricted grants from Celgene and Novartis.