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The International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) is excited to announce that an in-person Regional Community Workshop will take place on April 13, 2024, in Atlanta, GA.

Date: April 13, 2024

Venue: Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center

Location: 2450 Galleria Parkway, Atlanta GA 30339

 

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Your Atlanta Speakers:   

Nisha Joseph, MD
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory Unviersity
Jonathan Kaufman, MD
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory Unviersity
Charise Gleason, MSN, NP-C, AOCNP
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory Unviersity

Myeloma 101 and Relapsed Therapies & Clinical Trials 

Jonathan Kaufman, MD (Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University—Atlanta, GA)

Frontline Therapy and Maintenance Therapy 

Nisha Joseph, MD (Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University—Atlanta, GA))

Taking the Reins of Your Myeloma Care

Charise Gleason, MSN, NP-BC, AOCNP (IMF Nurse Leadership Board) discusses how patients can manage myeloma-related symptoms and side effects along with side effects brought on by treatment. She outlines the most common side effects for each myeloma drug category, how to prevent infection, and more.

Patient and Care Partner Panel

Featuring a patient and care partner panel with local patient advocates and their care partners Sandy Brown (Patient Advocate), Joe Brown (Care Partner), Jim Mahoney (Patient Advocate), Lisa Mahoney (Care Partner).

 

Additional Resources:

Download the IMF's Multiple Myeloma Informational Booklets:

Download IMF publications

 

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Atlanta is an M-Power City

The IMF's M-Power project is on a mission to change the short-and-long-term outcomes in African American myeloma patients by raising awareness and increasing access. Learn more about how M-Power is changing the course of myeloma in the African American community. Visit our M-Power Atlanta site for local updates. 

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