Myeloma Minute: IMF Declares March Myeloma Action Month


| INNOVATION | Latest Research


What Myeloma Patients Should Put in Their Grocery Baskets in 2018

A flurry of new research reveals which foods make up the healthiest diets. IMF Chairman Dr. Brian G.M. Durie weighs the latest findings and puts together a list of must-haves for myeloma patients. At the top of the list? Fish, he says.


| ACTION | Fundraiser




10th Annual Miles for Myeloma
IMF Regional Community Workshop in Denver

The 2018 Miles for Myeloma 5K Walk/Run takes place on Saturday, April 28, 2018, at 8:30 a.m. ET at the Memorial Hall/Please Touch Museum (43 Concourse Dr.) in Philadelphia. Help the Philadelphia Multiple Myeloma Networking Group reach their goal of $100,000 by registering or donating today. All proceeds will benefit the IMF’s research initiatives and patient support programs.

The IMF will host a Regional Community Workshop in Denver on Saturday, March 10, 2018. Registration is FREE, but seating is limited. Here’s your chance to learn from and meet one-on-one with myeloma experts Dr. Jeffrey Matous (Colorado Blood Cancer Institute, Denver, CO) and Dr. Craig Cole (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI).



| OUTREACH | Myeloma Action Month


Join the Movement This Myeloma Action Month: Be a Myeloma Warrior

Join the IMF to take action during Myeloma Action Month (MAM), starting March 1. This year’s campaign focuses on Myeloma Warriors - individuals like YOU who are surviving with the disease, supporting loved ones, or helping to find the cure. Visit our Myeloma Action Month website to share your story, download shareable social media graphics, or personalize this patient action letter. Always post on social media with the hashtag #myelomawarrior and your messages will be streamed to our “Wall of Warriors.”


| INNOVATION | Latest Research 


Tune into Facebook Live for News on the Largest-Ever Myeloma Screening Project

Join us on Facebook at 3 p.m. March 1 for a live update on the largest-ever myeloma project, iStopMM,® sponsored by the IMF’s Black Swan Research Initiative.® The study asks: can early intervention and treatment prevent myeloma? iStopMM investigators IMF Chairman Dr. Brian G.M. Durie, Dr. Sigurdur Kristinsson, and Dr. Stephen Harding will share some early findings and answer your questions during the IMF’s debut Facebook Live broadcast.


| #ASKDRDURIE | Dr. Durie's Weekly Web Video Series



BOSTON Trial Fact Sheet

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Join the conversation about myeloma on the Smart Patients Message Board

February 25, 2018
Multiple Myeloma Symposium
Kingston, Jamaica

March 10, 2018
IMF Regional Community Workshop
Denver, CO

March 10, 2018
2nd Annual Masters Tennis for Myeloma
The Villages, FL

March 16-17, 2018
IMF Patient & Family Seminar
Boca Raton, FL

April 8, 2018
Julianne’s Rock n’ Roll Half-Marathon
San Francisco, CA

April 21, 2018
IMF Regional Community Workshop
Nashville, TN


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Amgen, Celgene Corporation, Genentech, Janssen Oncology, and Takeda Oncology
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