FUTURE WEBINARS & 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.

MMRF COMPASS Study Updates - Webinar

Clinical myeloma experts will discuss this major research project, in which more than 1,100 patients with newly diagnosed active myeloma are being tracked over a period of eight years. These experts will talk about the important discoveries that have emerged from the CoMMpass Study and what they could mean for myeloma patients.

Presenting Faculty: Faith E. Davies, MBBCh, MD, NYU Langone Health, New York, NY; Jonathan Keats, PhD, Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGEN) / Pheonix, AZ; Sagar Lonial, MD, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Date/Time: Wednesday, August 21, 2019. 10am to 11am PDT

Free Registration On-line: Click Here To Register

IMF PATIENT & FAMILY SEMINAR

Faculty: Drs. Brian Durie (IMF Chairman), Rafat Abonour (U of Indiana), Brian DuChateau (Binding Site), Joseph Mikhael (City of Hope), Robert Vescio (Cedars Sinai); Beth Faiman (RN Cleveland Clinic), Yelak Biru (Patient Advocate), and Susie Durie (President IMF) [Speakers subject to change]

Date/Time: Friday (1-5pm) and Saturday (7am-4pm) August 23-24, 2019

Location: Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City, 555 Universal Hollywood Dr, Los Angeles, CA. 91608 818-506-2500 Note: IMF has a block of rooms at $205+tax (std king) and $235+tax (std double).  Call 818.623.1434 (Reservations) or reserve on-line www.losangeleshotel.myeloma.org before July 19, 2019 (room availability allowing) or earlier because there are a limited number of rooms available at this rate and mention  “IMF Patient & Family Seminar”.

Registration Cost: Fri (dinner included) & Sat (breakfast & lunch included) - $60 if your register before July 19, $85 after that date; Sat-only - $40.

Register On-line: Click Here To Register or by Telephone: 800.452-CURE (2873)

patient power myeloma town hall/webINAR: understanding multiple myeloma

Faculty: Drs. Sagar Lonial (Emory-Atlanta), Krina Patel and Pei Lin ( both MD Anderson-Houston); Thomas Verm, Social Worker (MD Anderson), and patients, Jack Aiello to host.

Date/Time: Saturday September 7, 2019, 7:30am - 10:30am PST

Location: Houston with a live audience of patients and caregivers but webinar folks can also see slides and ask questions

Registration On-line: Click Here To Register

MMRF IMW update symposium

Faculty: Drs. Paul Richardson and Irene Ghobrial ( both Dana Farber, Boston); Drs. Maria V Mateos and Jesus San Miguel (both Spain)

Date/Time: Sunday September 15, 2019, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm PST

Location: Boston with a live audience of patients and caregivers but webinar folks can also see slides as well

Registration On-line: Click Here To Register

MMRF patient summit SEMINAR

Faculty: Drs. Jeff Wolf, Tom Martin and Sandy Wong ( all UCSF); Drs. Jonathan Kaufman and Ajay Nooka (both Emory, Atlanta)

Date/Time: Saturday October 5, 2019. Breakfast at 8am; Program begins at 9am - 3pm

Location: InterContinental Hotel, 888 Howard St., San Francisco

Registration On-line: Click Here To Register

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THESE ORGanizationS 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.

BMT INFONET

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