FUTURE LOCAL MYELOMA EVENTS
In addition to our monthly support group meetings, there may be other events of interest to our local myeloma community. These may include seminars, webinars, fundraisers, conference calls, and other such activities beneficial for Myeloma patients and caregivers. Some of these events may require registrations and/or fees so read carefully.
SEMINAR: LEARN MORE ABOUT MYELOMA AND USING VELCADE
Date/Time: Wednesday Mar 4, 2015, 6:30pm (Registration and complimentary refreshments begin at 6:00pm)
Location: Claremont Hotel, 41 Tunnel Rd, Berkeley, CA 94705.
Presenters: Dr. Rishi Sawhney, MD (Valley Medical Consultants) and Melvin, Myeloma (and Velcade) Patient
To RSVP: Call 855.491.1865 to register for this event
MMRF 5K RUN/WALK FUNDRAISER
Date/Time: Sunday March 22, 2015, On-site Registration Open: 11:30am; Program Begins: 12:30pm; Run/Walk Starts 1:00pm
Location: Marina Green, San Francisco
Register online at http://bit.ly/1E14zg6, select Team For Cures and Register for the SF event.
IMF PATIENT/FAMILY SEMINAR
Speakers: Drs. Brian Durie (Cedars-Sinai), others tbd
Date/Time: Friday (1-5pm) and Saturday (8am-5pm) March 27-28, 2015
Location: Sofitel San Francisco Bay, 223 Twin Dolphin Rd, Redwood City, CA. For Special Room Rate $109 + tax (Fri & Sat nights only), call 650.998-9000 before March 3, 2015 or earlier because there are a limited number of rooms available at this rate. You must say you are attending the "IMF Patient & Family Seminar".
Registration Cost: Fri (dinner included) & Sat (breakfast & lunch included) - $60 if your register before March 3, $85 after that date; Sat-only - $30 before March 3, $50 afterwards.
THESE ORGS OFFER LIVE TELECONFERENCES AND SEMINARS, AS WELL AS REPLAYS:
CANCERCARE TELEPHONE EDUCATION WORKSHOPS
To listen, visit: http://www.cancercare.org/podcasts or call 1-800-813-HOPE
ANDREW SCHORR'S PATIENT POWER EDUCATION WORKSHOPS
See: http://www.patientpower.info/ and search on Multiple Myeloma to find excellent video presentations.
To listen, visit: www.bmtinfonet.org or call 888-597-7674
LEUKEMIA AND LYMPHOMA SOCIETY BROADCASTS
To listen, visit: www.lls.org/myelomaeducation or call 866-992-9950
IMF WEB BROADCASTS:
To listen, visit: www.myeloma.org
MMRF WEB BROADCASTS:
To listen, visit: www.multiplemyeloma.org
CURETALK WEB BROADCASTS:
To listen, visit: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/search?q=myeloma
MPATIENT WEB BROADCASTS:
To listen, visit: www.mpatient.org