Myeloma Minute: Real Food Vital for Global Health


| INNOVATION | Latest Research


Real Food: Critically Important, But Not Universally Accessible

The importance of a healthy diet has been reinforced in a major new study of global nutrition. According to IMF Chairman Dr. Brian G.M. Durie, lack of access to “real food” around the world poses a health threat. He describes how people in areas as varied as Iceland, Ethiopia, and the Middle East are demonstrating creative responses to today’s challenges.


| EDUCATION | Seminar


| INSPIRATION | Walk for Myeloma


Early Bird Registration Discounts Extended for the IMF Patient & Family Seminar in Charlotte, NC
Take Part in the 5th Annual Walkathon and BBQ to End Myeloma

On September 6-7, 2019, the IMF will host a Patient & Family Seminar at the Westin Charlotte (601 S. College St.) in Charlotte, NC. Choose between two registration packages—either attend Friday’s half-day session and the all-day session Saturday, or attend the Saturday session only. Register NOW as the Early Bird registration discounts have been extended.

The 5th Annual Walkathon and BBQ to End Myeloma will take place on Sunday, October 6, 2019, in Flushing Meadows Park in Queens, New York, from 9:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET. All proceeds will benefit the International Myeloma Foundation’s education and research efforts to help myeloma patients and their families.

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| ACTION | Win a Vacation


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 Kailua-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 for $50 each: Tickets are selling fast. You can either visit the link below, or contact the IMF’s Karla Lemus at 1-800-452-CURE (2873) to purchase your ticket today. All proceeds will benefit International Myeloma Foundation Research and Programs.


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