Myeloma Minute: The Road to the Cure


| INNOVATION | Latest Research


Join the IMF on the Road to the Cure

Visit the IMF’s Road to the Cure webpage and discover the heart of the IMF’s mission: “Improving the quality of lives of myeloma patients while working toward prevention and a cure.” Explore how the IMF’s Black Swan Research Initiative® team is attacking myeloma on all fronts. Scroll through a timeline of the key “Cure Trials” on this road. These trials are called “cure” trials because they use a curative strategy that aims to treat myeloma early and aggressively. Learn more now!


| INSPIRATION | Get a Laugh


The IMF’s 13th Annual Comedy Celebration: Proving Laughter Is the Best Medicine

The IMF 13th Annual Comedy Celebration will take place on Thursday, October 17, at its new location, The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. Actor and comedian Ray Romano (The Irishman, Everybody Loves Raymond) returns to host an unforgettable night of laughter to raise funds for the IMF's leading myeloma research programs. Joining Romano this year are some of the biggest names in comedy including Adam Carolla (The Adam Carolla Show, The Man Show), Demetri Martin (Demetri Martin: The Overthinker, We Bare Bears), Kevin Nealon (Man with a Plan, Hiking With Kevin), Patton Oswalt (Veronica Mars, A.P. Bio), Mary Lynn Rajskub (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, 24) and Amanda Seales (Insecure). Get your tickets now!


| INSPIRATION | Fundraiser


| EDUCATION | Workshop


Attend a Luncheon to Benefit Myeloma Research
Register Now for an IMF Regional Community Workshop in Denver

Seeds of Hope will host a fundraising and public awareness luncheon for multiple myeloma on Saturday, September 28, at Baldwin Wallace University (120 E. Grant St.) in Berea, Ohio, from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. CT. The event includes vendor shopping, exciting presentations, a buffet lunch, a live auction, giveaways, and a live performance. All proceeds benefit the IMF’s research programs.

The IMF will host a Regional Community Workshop at The JW Marriot in Cherry Creek (150 Clayton Lane) in Denver on Saturday, September 28, 2019. Registration is FREE, but seating is limited. Learn from and meet one-on-one with myeloma experts to get answers to your questions and concerns.


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| ACTION | Win a Vacation


Win a 10-Day Vacation at a Hawaiian Oasis — New Dates of Availability* See Note Below.

The IMF is hosting a raffle for you to win a 10-day stay at the Villa Ono Oasis in Hawaii. 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. *Note: The dates of your stay are not specific and will be set by mutual agreement and are subject to availability of the property.


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