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
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.
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
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
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.
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