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The IMF is dedicated to improving the quality of life of myeloma patients while working toward prevention and a cure.
In this week’s blog, IMF Chairman of the Board and Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Brian G.M. Durie looks to Amanda Gorman’s poem, “An Ode We Owe” for strength, wisdom, and insight on global key issues that we are presently facing—whether climate change, inequality, or COVID-19. Despite Pres. Biden’s declaration that the pandemic is over, Dr. Durie still strongly advises myeloma patients to exercise due diligence to protect themselves from COVID-19. READ THE BLOG.
Do You Know Myeloma? This Blood Cancer Awareness Month, the International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) is bringing multiple myeloma to the forefront through its #kNOwMyeloma campaign. The IMF aims to increase awareness of the second most common blood cancer in the world, while engaging with the myeloma community to inspire them to continue advocating for those impacted by the disease. LEARN MORE.
As part of the IMF’s initiatives for its Blood Cancer Awareness Month #kNOwMyeloma campaign, IMF Chief Medical Officer Dr. Joseph Mikhael conducted a special two-part series about myeloma on Facebook LIVE this September. The second Facebook LIVE event, Do You Know Myeloma Research? Breakthroughs in Research, Immune Therapies, and the IMF Black Swan Research Initiative® is now available online. WATCH NOW.
The International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) is collaborating with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) in NYC to launch M-Power New York. The collaboration will kick off with a free online workshop on October 1 that will offer New Yorkers information about multiple myeloma. REGISTER NOW.
Myeloma patient Andy Sninksy is cycling 1,000 miles across the U.S. and Canada to raise funds during Blood Cancer Awareness Month. In this "A Day in the Life" podcast, Andy shares his story while on the road. LISTEN NOW.
A replay of the Living Well with Myeloma Webinar: Psychosocial Care|Common Support Needs and Coping Skills is now available to watch online. IMF Vice President of Support Groups Robin Tuohy moderated a presentation by Elaine Wheat Dawson, Psy.D (City of Hope—Duarte, CA) that focused on common emotions when dealing with myeloma; coping skills in living with myeloma; dealing with chronic pain; and communication with family, friends, and your healthcare team. WATCH NOW.
Our hearts go to all innocent victims of the ongoing conflict in Ukraine.
As a global organization, the International Myeloma Foundation supports — and will continue to support — every myeloma patient, caregiver, doctor, researcher, and advocate going through struggles and difficulties brought about by the war in Ukraine.
As an advocate for hope and resilience among the members of the myeloma community, the IMF is here for you — and even to a greater degree, during this most difficult time.
Our mission is clear, and our steadfast commitment continues — to improve the quality of life of myeloma patients across the globe, while working toward prevention and a cure.
Need assistance in creating a fundraiser? The IMF team is here for you. Find out how you can help in the fight against myeloma today!