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| EDUCATION | Teleconference


Watch the IMWG Conference Series, Recorded in Amsterdam

Patients, caregivers, and doctors around the world can view the IMF's popular livestream IMWG Conference Series, "Making Sense of Treatment" from Amsterdam, Netherlands. IMF Chairman Dr. Brian G.M. Durie, Prof. Philippe Moreau (University Hospital of Nantes - Nantes, France), and IMF Chief Medical Officer Dr. Joseph Mikhael distill, debate, and discuss the latest news and trends in the treatment of multiple myeloma from the 10th International Myeloma Working Group Summit.


| EDUCATION | Myeloma Nursing


Watch the 2019 ONS Satellite Symposium Video and Download Accompanying Slides for FREE

On April 11, 2019, 740 nurses attended the Nurse Leadership Board’s ONS Satellite Symposium “Case Studies for Nurses: Evolution in Myeloma Treatment.” Watch the full video of the event and download the complete educational slide set for FREE at the link below.


| EDUCATION | Teleconference


| Education | Seminar


Register Now for the Post-ASCO/EHA/IMWG Teleconference
Register Now for the IMF Patient & Family Seminar in Los Angeles

Dr. Brian G.M. Durie will explain what’s new and exciting from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), European Hematology Association (EHA), and International Myeloma Working Group Summit (IMWG). You won’t want to miss this free IMF teleconference followed by a Q & A session!

On August 23-24, 2019, the IMF will host a Patient & Family Seminar at the Hilton in Universal City (555 Universal Hollywood Drive) in Los Angeles. Choose between two registration packages—either attend Friday’s half-day session and the all-day session Saturday, or attend the Saturday session only. Connect with other patients and caregivers. Together, we can learn, build community, and share our stories.

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| ADVOCACY | Action Alert


US Senate Approves Bill to Extend Disability Benefits to Blue Water Navy Veterans

Last Wednesday, the U.S. Senate unanimously approved a bill to extend disability benefits to veterans who served on ships off the coast of Vietnam, known as Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans. This move signals the end of a decades-long fight for these former sailors and Marines to receive compensation for diseases presumed to be caused by exposure to the chemicals known as Agent Orange used during the Vietnam War.




A 10-Day Luxury Hawaiian Oasis Is a Winning Raffle Ticket Away

The IMF is hosting a raffle for you to win a 10-day stay at the Villa Ono Oasis in Hawaii. The dates of this paradise vacation are March 16-26, 2020. The winners of this luxury package will receive:

  • A 10-day stay at the Villa Ono Oasis
  • Business-class Airfare for Two on American Airlines to Kona, HI
  • A Dolphin Swim Adventure for Two
  • A Manta Ray Night Snorkel for Two
  • A Scuba Instruction Package for Two

Only 1000 raffle tickets will be sold @ $50 each: first-come, first-served.

All proceeds will benefit International Myeloma Foundation Research and Programs. Visit the link below to learn more.


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