Covid Update

The IMF applauds the efforts of the volunteer leaders that conduct local and virtual myeloma support group meetings.  We are cautiously optimistic for local support groups to return back to in-person or hybrid meetings (combination of in-person and virtual) when it is safe in each community.

Leaders and groups are encouraged to use this updated tool and guidance from the CDC to help each group to decide when and how to transition to in-person or hybrid meetings.  The IMF will continue to provide Zoom licenses to all myeloma support groups that continue to meet virtually or have hybrid meetings.

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If you are immunocompromised or high risk for severe disease, learn more about how to protect yourself 

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We now meet in-person at our library location and simultaneously via a Zoom meeting.  Those that are able to meet in person may join us at our library location and we will see the rest of you virtually through Zoom.

To obtain an invitation for the Zoom meeting, please contact the group leaders at [email protected].​  Walk-ins are welcome at the library.

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For more information, please contact

Shirley Jonas 701-527-6529

Marcus Roehrich 701-333-8191

Email: [email protected]

Meeting time3rd Tuesday of each month from 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Meeting Location Bismarck Public Library
515 North 5th Street
Lower Level - Meeting Room C
Bismarck, ND 58501
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46.8101193, -100.7835832

Welcome to the North Dakota Multiple Myeloma Support Group. Our support group helps patients diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma and their caregivers deal with this incurable, but treatable cancer. The format for our support group includes time for discussion, guest lecturers, sharing of educational information, and topics that are chosen by group members.

Our support group is NOT group therapy, but is led by a Multiple Myeloma survivor and focuses on learning how to manage current concerns and situations. There is no cost to the participants and our group meetings are open to all people affected by Multiple Myeloma, including spouses, children, and relatives.

Studies have found that support groups can enhance self-esteem, reduce depression, decrease anxiety and improve relationships with family members and friends.  The North Dakota Multiple Myeloma Support Group can help you cope better with your diagnosis and increase your knowledge of Multiple Myeloma and its treatment.

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Online cancer treatment guidelines and Multiple myeloma treatments.
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Upcoming events

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Support Group Events

Oct 18
Support Group Meeting
October 18, 2022 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm CST
Nov 15
Resource Navigator for People with Multiple Myeloma - Rebekah Tobin, Takeda Oncology
November 15, 2022 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm CST
Dec 20
No Support Group Meeting - Happy Holidays!
December 20, 2022 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm CT
Jan 17
Oral Health: Managing Dental Side Effects of Cancer Treatment, Jill Meyer-Lippert, RHD
January 17, 2023 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm CST
Feb 21
Support Group Meeting
February 21, 2023 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm CST
Mar 21
Risks Status in Multiple Myeloma: Personalizing Your Care - Rebekah Tobin, Takeda Oncology
March 21, 2023 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm CST
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