Myeloma Today Spring 2013 Volume 9 Issue 6

Dear Reader

  •  2013! Sounds almost like something out of a science fiction novel. Yet it’ s our world today.

Scientific & Clinical

  • ASH 2012 – Summaries of Multiple Myeloma Presentations
  • Patients and Caregivers at ASH 2012
  • 2013 IMF Research Grants
  • Myeloma Today in conversation with Dr. Rafat Abonour


Nurse Leadership Board 

  • Subcutaneous Velcade® (bortezomib)

Supportive Care

  • IMF Hotline Coordinators Answer Your Questions - "What is Pomalyst® (pomalidomide) and how is it used?"

Education and Awareness

  • Spotlight on Advocacy
  • "Cancer Coverage Parity Act: New Year, New Congress" by Johanna Gray
  • "State Patients Equal Access Coalition: Cancer Coverage under the ACA" by Zina Cary
  • "ASH 2012 Advocate Lunch & Learn: A Patient’s Perspective" by Jim Mahoney
  • The IMF Advocacy Voice: Get Fired Up! Raise Your Voice! Get Out There and Take Action!
  • How to contact the IMF Advocacy Team

International Affiliates

  • Updates from Around the Globe
  • Myeloma in Asia by Dan Navid
  • IMF in Europe by Gregor Brozeit
  • Myeloma UK Chief Executive Receives OBE

Patient & Caregiver Experience

  • Myeloma Today in Conversation with Jameca Barrett


Support Groups

  • Cincinnati, Ohio
  • East Texas
  • Columbia, South Carolina
  • Madison, Wisconsin
  • Boca Raton, Florida
  • A Support Group Blooms in Staten Island

Member Events - IMFers Raise Funds to Benefit Myeloma Community

  • It's Okay
  • Go Fly a Kite!
  • Tracy’s Run for Terry
  • Vehicle Donation

News and Notes:

  • IMF Earns 4-star rating from Charity Navigator
  • New IMF Publications Help Patients Understand Pomalyst®
  • IMF Teleconference: “What’s NEW with Novel Therapies?”
  • New Clinical Trial Opens under Direction of NLB’s Beth Faiman
  • IMF’s Link to Amazon.com Helps Support Myeloma Research
  • Paperwork Hurdle Stalls 9-11 Myeloma Coverage
  • NLB and Senior Research Grant Winner Included in 14th IMW
  • Dr. Brian G.M. Durie on NPR’s “Morning Edition”

2013 IMF Calendar of Events
Letters to the IMF

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