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.

 

3 MMRF WEBINARs: myeloma Immunotherapy

#1 Monoclonal Antibodies: A New Type of Myeloma Drug

Tom Martin, MD – University of California San Francisco
Amy Marsala, MPH, MSN, NP – University of California San Francisco
Patient advocate: Gary Rudman

Date/Time: Wednesday 06/14/17 10:00 AM PST

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#2 Vaccines for Myeloma (and Other Advances in Immunotherapy)

Kenneth C. Anderson, MD – Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
David Avigan, MD – Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Date/Time: Wednesday 07/26/17 10:00 AM PST

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#3 Engineered Immune Cells

Ivan Borrello, MD – Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center
Edward Stadtmauer, MD – University of Penn Medicine

Date/Time: Wednesday 08/9/17 10:00 AM PST

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LLS WEBINAR: Emerging Therapies for Myeloma (including updates from ASCO2017)

Speaker: Dr. Ajai Chari, MD (Mount Sinai, NY)

Date/Time: Thu June 22, 2017, 8:00-9:30am PST

Registration online Register Now or by phone: 866.992.9950

IMF PATIENT & fAMILY SEMINAR

Faculty: Drs. Brain Durie (IMF Chairman), Jonathan Kaufman (Emory, GA), Joseph Mikhael (Mayo, Scotsdale), Rafat Abanour (U of Indiana), and Crai Cole (U of Michigan)

Date/Time: Friday (1-5pm) and Saturday (8am-5pm) August 18-19, 2017

Location: Sheraton Universal Hotel, 333 Universal Hollywood Dr, Universal City, CA. Note: IMF has a block of rooms at $199.  Call 800.325.3535 (Reservations) before July 17, 2017 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  17, $85 after that date; Sat-only - $40.

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

IMF PATIENT & fAMILY SEMINAR

Faculty: TBD

Date/Time: TBD in 2018

Location: TBD

Registration Cost: Fri (dinner included) & Sat (breakfast & lunch included) - $60 if your register before July  17, $85 after that date; Sat-only - $40.

Register On-line: TBD

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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.

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

MPATIENT WEB BROADCASTS:

To listen, visit: www.mpatient.org