Myeloma Minute: News That Matters in 2016

January 7, 2016​

Which New Options Are Best for You in 2016?

With three new myeloma drug approvals and the Black Swan Research Initiative® moving into cure trials, it seems that we have myeloma on the run. But, writes IMF Chairman Dr. Brian Durie in this week’s blog, faced with so many new options and so many new research endeavors, how can patients evaluate what’s best for them? To read Dr. Durie’s blog, click HERE.

The IMF Welcomes Prof. Jean-Luc Harousseau MD

The International Myeloma Foundation is pleased to announce that  renowned myeloma researcher Prof. Jean-Luc Harousseau, MD will join the organization as Medical Education and Research Consultant to help accelerate the IMF’s global expansion and outreach efforts in Asia and Europe. With more than 30 years of experience in the field of hematology, Prof. Harousseau was a founding member and served as President of Intergroupe Français du Myélome(IFM), whose clinical trials have significantly contributed to improvements in the prognosis of multiple myeloma. To learn more about Prof. Harousseau, click HERE.

Listen to "Best of ASH 2015" Teleconference Replay

The 2015 American Society of Hematology (ASH) annual conference included presentations on some the latest trends in myeloma research. To simplify the language used by  medical practitioners, the IMF presented  “The Best of ASH 2015: What Patients & Caregivers Need to Know” this week.  To listen to a replay of the live 90-minute presentation, led by Dr. Brian Durie, click HERE.

Register Now for TEAM IMF's February 2016 Fundraising Races

Join TEAM IMF during the annual Los Angeles Marathon weekend this February and help us raise money in support of the important Brian D. Novis Research Grants! On Saturday, February 13, 2016, you can enter the LA Big 5K on a course that extends from Elysian Park to Dodger Stadium and back. Those ready to tackle a marathon can opt for the Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon on Sunday, February 14, 2016. This 26-mile race starts at Dodger Stadium and ends at the Santa Monica Pier, and can be completed solo or with a relay team of two runners. Click LA Big 5K or Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon to register for the event of your choice.

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