Man's Best Friend

Man's Best Friend and Potent Medical Ally 

Dogs are coming to the aid of humans in a growing number medical areas, reports IMF Chairman Dr. Brian Durie. Some detect cancer with their highly developed olfactory systems. Others offer clues to effective precision medicine approaches. And then there are the silent, furry therapists, trained to soothe anxiety and supply judgment-free companionship. Read Dr. Durie's blog.

 

Tickets Selling Fast: Star-Studded 11th Annual IMF Comedy Celebration

Don’t miss the star-studded lineup for the IMF 11th Annual Comedy Celebration on Saturday, November 4, 2017, at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles. Actor and comedian Ray Romano will host a cast of eight powerhouse comedic acts. This year, we welcome star of Comedy Central’s “Broad City,” Hannibal Buress. Hannibal has been described by The New York Times as "one of the most supremely gifted and respected comics around." Also new in the lineup this year is Rachel Feinstein, who is currently on Amazon’s “Red Oaks” and HBO’s “Crashing.” Learn more about all of this year’s performers.​

Register Now for This ‘Living Well With Myeloma’ Webinar

Join the IMF’s Nurse Leadership Board members, Beth Faiman and Charise Gleason, for this “Living Well With Myeloma” webinar on “How to Talk With Your Healthcare Team About What’s Best for You.” This webinar will introduce patients to shared decision-making. It includes case studies that show how patients and healthcare providers can communicate more successfully.

IMF Gears Up for 2017 American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting

Even though it’s only October, the IMF is busy preparing for one of the most comprehensive hematology events of the year - the 2017 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting. We’ll be bringing myeloma patients and support group leaders along to share the latest research news and their impressions throughout the Atlanta event.

Shop Amazon and Give to the IMF at the Same Time

Did you know when you make Amazon purchases from the link amazon.myeloma.org, a portion of your purchase helps fund the International Myeloma Foundation and our search for a cure? Get your Halloween goodies now or start your holiday shopping early this year!

Is a low white blood cell count common in smoldering multiple myeloma?

In this week’s video, Dr. Brian GM Durie explores the complications that can occur during the MGUS and smoldering myeloma stages of disease.

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