Myeloma Today Summer 2009 Volume 7 Issue 10

Dear Reader

  • A Message from the President 

Board of Directors

  • Myeloma Today in Conversation with Charles Newman

Scientific & Clinical 

  • 2009 Waldenström's Award; Dr. Brian G.M. Durie is Honored for a Lifetime of Achievement in Myeloma
  •  XII International Myeloma Workshop; Excerpts from text by Lynne Lederman, PhD
  • Plerixafor and Transplantation in Myeloma; Myeloma Today in conversation with Dr. Sergio Giralt
  •  Phase II Study of Carfilzomib in Patients with Relapsed Myeloma; Myeloma Today in conversation with Dr. Sundar Jagannath
  •  IMWG Studies Patients Who Have Exhausted Their Treatment Options; Myeloma Today in conversation with Dr. Shaji Kumar

News and Notes

  • New Compound Enters Myeloma Research Pipeline
  • Medicare to Cover PET Scans
  • Pesticide Exposure and MGUS

Supportive Care

  • IMF Hotline Coordinators Answer Your Questions:"I recently viewed a news item from the University of Rochester Medical Center about a clinical trial for patients with a history of non-healing bone fractures who were given FORTEO® and then healed rapidly. Can this drug be given to patients with multiple myeloma who have lytic lesions and/or fractures to help heal their bones?"

Special Event

  • 2009 Robert A. Kyle Lifetime Achievement Award; Honoring Prof Jean-Luc Harousseau and His Work

Patient & Family Seminar

  •  A Patient Seeks Continued MM Education; Myeloma Today in conversation with Joan Marx

Spotlight on Advocacy

  • "Cancer Patient Statement of Principles" Unveiled at ASCO Meeting

Support Groups

  • People Helping People
  • Support Groups Walk "Miles for Myeloma"
  • 22-year Myeloma Survivor Heads a New Group
  • New Michigan Support Group Off to a Good Start
  • How to Start a Myeloma Support Group

Member Events

  • The "JC" Golf Tournament
  • Music Against Myeloma
  • Spring Forward Benefit

Patient & Caregiver Experience

  •  Myeloma Today in Conversation with David Brown

2009 IMF Calendar of Events
Letters to the IMF

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