Fall 2012: Volume 9, Issue 3

Dear Reader

  • ​A Message from the President

Special Event

  • Professor Jesús San-Miguel is recipient of the Tenth Robert A. Kyle Lifetime Achievement Award

Scientific & Clinical

  • "Update on New Drugs- Kyprolis™ (carfilzomib)" by Dr. Thomas G. Martin
  •  "Update on New Drugs - Panobinostat" by Dr.Sagar Lonial
  •  "Update on New Drugs - Pomalidomide" - by Dr. Martha Lacy
  •  IMF Hotline Coordinators Answer Your Questions - "What You Need to Know About KYPROLIS™"

Nurse Leadership Board

  • Report from the 8th IMF Nurse Leadership Board (NLB) Meeting

Education and Awareness

  • Spotlight on Advocacy
  • Coalition for Cancer Drug Coverage Parity Converges in Washington, DC
  • The Supreme Court Upholds the Affordable Care Act
  • The IMF Advocacy Voice: Get Fired Up! Raise Your Voice! Get Out There and Take Action!
  • How to contact the IMF Advocacy Team

Support Groups

 2012 IMF Support Group Leaders’ Summit

International Affiliates

  • Updates from Around the Globe 
  •  IMF attends patient and doctor meetings in Japan: July 6-8, 2012

News & Notes

  • New Design, New Materials: IMF publications now have a fresh new look.
  • Don't Miss Out! Make your reservations for 2013 IMF Patient & Family Seminars now.
  • New Myeloma Trials Open for Enrollment
  • 50 Cancers Approved for Coverage by 9/11 Health Fund
  • The IMF on Facebook and Twitter
  • Help the IMF learn more about MM patients
  • Share Your Thoughts

IMF Staff Updates

  • Lisa Paik has been promoted to Senior VP of Clinical Education & Research Initiatives
  • Arin Assero has been promoted to VP of Global Advocacy
  • Meghan Buzby has been promoted to Director of US Advocacy
  • Zina Cary is our new National State Affairs Consultant

Member Events

  • 4th annual "IT" Fashion Show
  • Be Bold Be Bald
  • Coach Rob’s 7th Annual Benefit
  • Vehicle Donation

2012/2013 IMF Calendar of Events
Letters to the IMF

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