Myeloma Today Fall 2010 Volume 8 Issue 4

Dear Reader

  • A Message from the President

News and Notes

  • Obesity and risk of MGUS
  • MGUS and risk of skeletal fractures
  • Myeloma-associated chromosomal abnormalities
  • Arterial thrombosis in young myeloma patients

Scientific & Clinical

  • IMWG Summit Lays the Groundwork for a Course Toward a Cure
  • 2010 ASCO Key Myeloma Presentations - Myeloma Today in conversation with Dr. Brian G.M. Durie
  • The Role of Vorinostat in Relapsed/Refractory Multiple Myeloma - Myeloma Today in conversation with Prof. Meletios A. Dimopoulos
  •  The Role of Carfilzomib in Myeloma - Myeloma Today in conversation with Dr. David S. Siegel

Supportive Care

  •  Multiple Myeloma and Sexual Dysfunction - Myeloma Today in conversation with Tiffany Richards, MS, ANP-BC, AOCNP
  •  IMF Hotline Coordinators Answer Your Questions: "I am receiving VELCADE® as part of my treatment regimen. Is there a consensus among myeloma doctors on VELCADE dosing?"

Special Event

  • 2010 Robert A. Kyle Lifetime Achievement Award Honoring Prof. Joan Bladé and His Work

International Affiliates

  • Breakthrough agreement signed with China
  • IMF Asian Program meeting in Singapore

Education & Awareness

  • Cancer Research Receives Boost in House and Senate LHHS Appropriations Bills
  • Senate Passes Improving Access to Clinical Trials Act
  • Resolution Introduced Recognizing September as Blood Cancer Awareness Month
  • Congressional Schedule for Remainder of 2010
  • The IMF Advocacy Voice - Join the Myeloma Action Network

Support Groups

  •  People Helping People
  • Report from the 2010 IMF Annual Support Group Leaders’ Summit

Investing in the Future

  •  The Brian D. Novis Legacy Society

Member Events

  • Carolyn Czerkies Charity Golf Outing
  • On the Frtiz
  • Cabaret for a Cure
  • Timberwolves 5K Run/Walk for Research
  • Upcoming Member Events

IMF Staff Updates

  • Betty Arevalo
  • Alci Avelar
  • Phil Lange

2010 / 2011 IMF Calendar of Events

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