Lake Norman

Covid Update

As most of the world is still facing the effects of the spread of the COVID-19 respiratory virus, the International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) continues to recommend that all myeloma support groups meet virtually.

We take the health and safety of our myeloma support group members seriously and will continue to hold our meetings virtually to ensure the safety of our members. For additional updates on COVID-19 coronavirus, please click this link:
Myeloma Patient Safety and the Coronavirus.

For more information please contact

Lou Mintzer 704-451-9833

Lynn Mintzer 980-439-1927

E-mail: [email protected]

 

(After entering the hospital's visitor entrance, turn right then left. Room B will be on your right.)

Meeting time6:30 PM to 8:00 PM on the 3rd Wednesday of every month (November TBD)
Meeting Location Lake Norman Regional Medical Center, Meeting Room B
Unnamed Road
Mooresville, NC 28117
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35.5493002, -80.8536929

Upcoming events

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Support Group Events

Feb 17
Monthly Meeting
February 17, 2021 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Mar 17
Monthly Meeting
March 17, 2021 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Apr 21
Monthly Meeting
April 21, 2021 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
May 19
Monthly Meeting
May 19, 2021 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Jun 16
Monthly Meeting
June 16, 2021 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Jul 21
Monthly Meeting
July 21, 2021 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
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Myeloma Action Month

Lake Norman Multiple Myeloma Support Group was in full force for MAM. Below are some of the objectives we completed as part of Myeloma Action Month.  As Warriors, we want to bring more awareness to this cause.  To see other warriors, please visit http://mam.myeloma.org/

What is Myeloma Action Month (MAM)?

Multiple myeloma is the second most common blood cancer; however, many patients have never heard of it until they are diagnosed. The International Myeloma Foundation’s Myeloma Action Month campaign focuses on Myeloma Warriors.

But just what is a Myeloma Warrior? According to IMF Chairman of the Board Dr. Brian G.M. Durie, “Myeloma warriors are patients who seek out the best for themselves while also helping others.” Dr. Durie recognizes that not all patients may not be in the condition to reach others. In this case, he suggests that a patient can have a friend or a caregiver be their “Warrior-in-Chief.” As Dr. Durie summarizes in this video, having the Warrior Spirit means having “energy and resilience” to live well and care for those with myeloma.

We invite YOU – Myeloma Warriors – those living with the disease, supporting loved ones, or providing healthcare to patients – to raise awareness this Myeloma Action Month. Explore this site to learn more about specific actions you can take. Together, we can take ACTIONS that matter. Each of our actions can help to save lives.

Lake Norman Town Board Issues Multiple Myeloma Proclamation. Learn More​

To view some photos of our fundraising dinner at Kick Back Jack's! Click here

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