Myeloma Today Spring 2011 Volume 8 Issue 7


Dear Reader: 

Looking back over the last 20 years.

Board of Directors: The IMF Board of Directors welcomes its newly elected members

  • Donna Feig
  • John A. O'Dwyer
  • Dr. S. Vincent Rajkumar

Scientific & Clinical: 2011 IMF Research Grant Recipients Announced
Scientific & Clinical: ASH 2010 Summary of Multiple Myeloma Presentations
News & Notes:

  • Velcade® by subcutaneous injection
  • Anticipation in familial hematologic malignancies
  • IMF Scientific Advisory Board welcomes Prof. Michele Cavo
  • Help the IMF learn more about myeloma patients
  • Exciting News: The IMF is Blogging

Supportive Care: IMF Hotline Coordinators Answer Your Questions: "My mother is 82 and fragile, and has been having trouble tolerating her myeloma treatments. Should we just give up on treatment altogether, or is there some way we can make the treatments more tolerable?"
Nurse Leadership Board:

  • IMF NLB Welcomes New Associate Members
    • B. Nadine Baxter-Hale, MNSc, APN-BC, AOCNP
    • Elizabeth Finley-Oliver, RN, OCN
    • Sandra E. Kurtin, RN, MS, AOCN, ANP-C
  • Myeloma Awareness Month 2011 Teleconference

Spotlight on Advocacy:

  • IMF's 2011 Public Policy Agenda
    • Ensure Equality of Access to Treatments for All Cancer Patients
    • Reform and Streamline Policies and Procedures for Early Approval of New Cancer Treatments
    • Support Innovation to Develop More Effective Cancer Treatments
    • Support Research Uncovering the Causes of Cancer
    • IMF Public Policy Activities in the States
  • IMF Advocates Take Huge Step toward Change in Wisconsin

Support Groups: People Helping People

  • Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Detroit, Michigan
  • Flint, Michigan

International Affiliates: Updates from Around the Globe

  • IMF Asia Program
  • Barcelona Patient & Family Seminar

Patient & Caregiver Experience: Myeloma Today in Conversation with Phil Falkowitz
Investing in the Future: Myeloma Today in Conversation with Donna and Steve Feig
Member Events: IMFers Raise Funds to Benefit Myeloma Community

  • Autumn Tea
  • Family Portraits
  • A Wedding in Support of the IMF
  • Dennis Werra Family Benefit
  • Upcoming Member Events

2010 IMF Calendar of Events
Letters to the IMF

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