Grand Island

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).

Each group will decide the meeting format that works best for their members: to remain virtual, or to meet in person, hybrid or alternating hybrid.  Please contact group leader below for details.

For more information, please contact

Arlene Preisendorf 308-380-8526

E-mail: [email protected]

Meeting time3rd Wednesday of each month from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Meeting Location Evangelical Free Church
2609 South Blaine Street
Grand Island, NE 68801
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40.8942677, -98.3617643

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Myeloma Voice: Arlene Preisendorf

Diagnosed with myeloma in February 2009 at the age of 47, Arlene Preisendorf recalls contacting Support Group Leader Dr. Jim Omel just a few days later. She shares how Jim connected with her and her husband by talking about his own experience with the disease, and also providing them with breadth of IMF pamphlets on myeloma.

Click here to listen to her story.

Making a diagnosis for myeloma can be difficult......even for a doctor!  Here are two articles Jim wrote to help explain how easy it can be to get misdiagnosed.

A Zebra in Nebraska

Living with the Zebra

 

Upcoming events

IMF Events

Dec 20
Top Myeloma Research Presented at ASH 2022
December 20, 2022 4:00 pm PST

Support Group Events

Dec 21
Grand Island Monthly Meeting
December 21, 2022 10:00 am to 12:00 pm CST
Jan 18
Grand Island Monthly Meeting
January 18, 2023 10:00 am to 12:00 pm CST
Feb 15
Grand Island Monthly Meeting
February 15, 2023 10:00 am to 12:00 pm CST
Mar 15
Grand Island Monthly Meeting
March 15, 2023 10:00 am to 12:00 pm CST
Apr 19
Grand Island Monthly Meeting
April 19, 2023 10:00 am to 12:00 pm CST
May 17
Grand Island Monthly Meeting
May 17, 2023 10:00 am to 12:00 pm CST
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