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New Year, New Opportunities

In this week’s blog, IMF President, Founder, and CEO Susie Durie writes, “A new year is often characterized by renewed hope, promises kept, and a sense of energy and purpose. In the world of nonprofit cancer research, it is all this and so much more. It is also an opportune time to accelerate our ultimate goal: finding the cure.” Read Susie’s blog.


Watch the Best of ASH 2017 Webinar

Did the excitement over CAR T-cell therapies news live up to expectations? What new myeloma drugs and treatment paradigms are now on the horizon? Dr. Brian G.M. Durie explains the most significant findings presented at the 59th American Society of Hematology annual conference for patients, caregivers, and other members of the myeloma community. Tune into this FREE IMF webinar with a Q&A session on Thursday, January 11, 2018, at 4 p.m. PT / 7 p.m. ET.


CURE Today Spotlights the IMF’s 11th Annual Comedy Celebration

CURE Today’s article, “Star-Studded Event Raises Funds for the Prevention and Cure of Multiple Myeloma,” shines light on the organizers and benefactors of the 11th Annual International Myeloma Foundation Comedy Celebration, which took place on November 4, 2017. Read how Loraine Boyle, wife of the late actor Peter Boyle, helped to conceive the event. Learn which IMF research initiatives thrive because of the money this celebration raises, tallied at $600K this year alone and a total of $7 million since the event’s inception.

New Tip Card Available: Early Warning Signs of Myeloma

For the first time ever, the IMF has published a Tip Card on Early Warning Signs of Myeloma. Use this card to learn about unexplained symptoms, early diagnosis of multiple myeloma, and the best and most cost-effective screenings. Order or download this Tip Card for FREE now.

Register NOW for This IMF Regional Community Workshop in Raleigh, North Carolina

The IMF will host a Regional Community Workshop in Raleigh, North Carolina, on February 3, 2018. Registration is FREE, but seating is limited. Here’s your chance to learn from and meet one-on-one with myeloma experts Dr. Rafat Abonour (Indiana University, Simon Cancer Center) and Dr. Cristina Gasparetto (Duke University, Duke Cancer Institute). 

What should we have for dinner during the holidays?

In this week’s video, Dr. Brian G.M. Durie gives a light-hearted talk on how to enjoy the holidays without over-indulging.

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