IMF Patient & Family Seminar: Dallas, TX


In light of the devastating effects of the recent hurricanes, the registration will be waived for this event.

What do you get at an IMF Patient and Family Seminar?

Get up-to date, vital information.

Access to Experts
Get one-on-one access to the experts with time to ask questions about your treatment options.

Share your experiences and gain strength from hearing other people's stories, as you become part of the IMF family.

Online and phone registrations for this event have concluded. Don’t fear! We will be taking any walk-up registrations at the event.


The Westin Galleria Dallas
13340 Dallas Parkway
Dallas, Texas 75240
For Front Desk: (972) 934-9494
For Reservations:  (888) 627-8536

Room Rate - $179 + tax/night (Discounted room rates for Friday and Saturday nights only.)

The IMF has secured a room block with a $179 DISCOUNTED ROOM RATE.
When making your hotel reservation, you must say you are attending the “IMF Patient & Family Seminar.”

There are a limited number of hotel rooms reserved for the IMF at this discounted room rate and rooms are available on a first come, first served basis. Once the IMF block of rooms has been exhausted, the hotel may not have any more rooms available at this discounted rate. 

Check-In: 3:00 PM
Check-Out: 12:00 PM

Daily Rate: $12 Valet Parking

Overnight Rate: $22 Valet Parking


Both “DAL” Dallas Love Field and "DFW" Dallas Fort Worth Airport are about 30 min from the Westin Galleria Dallas Hotel.

Super Shuttle(800) 258-3826. Call in advance to make reservations.
*All transport pricing below are estimates and are subject to change*

From DAL or DFW:      $25 per person, plus tip (Shared Ride)     *rate subject to change

From DAL or DFW:      $45 estimated cost (plus tip)     *rate subject to change


In light of the devastating effects of the recent hurricanes, the registration will be waived for this event.


Includes Friday Half-Day Seminar (1PM – 5PM), Welcome Cocktail Reception & Dinner (6PM – 9PM) and Saturday All-Day Seminar (7AM – 4PM) plus breakfast, lunch and all course materials.


Includes Saturday All Day Seminar (7AM – 4PM) plus breakfast, lunch and all course material.


Friday Topics:

  • Ask the Experts
  • Living Well with Myeloma: The Art of Battling Myeloma the Giant
  • Managing Side Effects
  • Understanding FreeLite and HevyLite

Saturday Topics:

  • Myeloma Fast Facts 2017
  • Best Therapies for Elderly Patients
  • Best Therapies for Patients Opting for Transplant
  • Black Swan Research Initiative® Updates
  • Management of Bone Disease
  • New Drugs in Clinical Trials
  • Breakout Sessions


Dr. Brian Durie
Cedars-Sinai Comprenhensive Cancer Institute, Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Rafat Abonour
Indiana University School of Medicine, Indiana, IN

Dr. Craig Cole
Michigan University Cancer Center, Ann Arbor, MI

Dr. Larry Anderson (Ask the Expert)
UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Dr. Saad Usmani
Carolinas HealthCare System, Levine Cancer Institute, Charlotte, NC