Los Angeles

Covid Update

The IMF applauds the efforts of the volunteer leaders that conduct local myeloma support group meetings and virtual meetings.

The IMF is cautiously optimistic for local support groups to return back to in-person meetings when it’s safe in your community. We suggest that each group follow local, state and federal guidelines to help the volunteer leaders to determine when it will be safe to start meeting in-person again. The IMF will continue to provide Zoom licenses to all myeloma support groups that still meet virtually or have hybrid meetings.  Please contact the group leader for meeting details.

For additional updates on COVID-19 coronavirus, please click this link: Myeloma Patient Safety and the Coronavirus.

You may also wish to refer to www.cdc.gov for information and guidance on specifics for travel, vaccinations, variants and when/how to gather safely.

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While the COVID-19 restrictions remain in place, the group is meeting online.
For an invitation and link to the meetings, please contact:

Mike and Deb Verla at 310-502-6757 or [email protected] 

Ron and Jennie Handy at 310-516-6828 or [email protected]

For more information

Mike and Deb Verla: 310-502-6757 
Email: [email protected] 

Ron and Jennie Handy: 310-516-6828
Email: [email protected]

Meeting Time: 3rd Saturday of every month from 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Meeting LocationCurrently meeting online, email us at [email protected] for the link.

The L.A. Support Group offers the latest information, unbiased support, and fact-based hope for myeloma patients and their caregivers, family and friends.  

Participants share and compare their experiences with others who may be looking at symptoms, tests, or treatments for the first time. We also welcome experts who provide special insights into different aspects of the disease and its treatment.  Just as important, we always reserve time for your questions.


Upcoming events

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Support Group Events

Jun 19
Los Angeles Monthly Meeting
June 19, 2021 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Jul 17
Los Angeles Monthly Meeting
July 17, 2021 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Aug 21
Los Angeles Monthly Meeting
August 21, 2021 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Sep 18
Los Angeles Monthly Meeting
September 18, 2021 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Oct 16
Los Angeles Monthly Meeting
October 16, 2021 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Nov 20
Los Angeles Monthly Meeting
November 20, 2021 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
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