Myeloma Today Summer 2011 Volume 8 Issue 8


Dear Reader 

A Message from the President

Scientific & Clinical

  • Myeloma Today in Conversation with C. Ola Landgren, MD, PhD
  • The Current Role of Serum Free Light Chain Analysis in Myeloma - Myeloma Today in conversation with Dr.S.Vincent Rajkumar
  • Treating Spinal Fractures with Balloon Kyphoplasty - Myeloma Today in conversation with Drs. James Berenson and Frank Vrionis
  • Scientific Advisor Profile - Myeloma Today in conversation with Prof. Michele Cavo

News & Notes:

  • The IMF at IMW (International Myeloma Workshop) Paris
  • Long-Term Continuous Treatment
  • Next-Generation Drugs Moving Towards Approval
  • Help the IMF learn more about myeloma patients
  • Exciting News: The IMF is Blogging
  • Join us: The IMF has a social community
  • Myeloma Manager™ Personal Care Assistant™ Version 4.0.2

Supportive Care

  • IMF Hotline Coordinators Answer Your Questions: "I have had myeloma for 3 years and am relapsing after a stem cell transplant using my own cells. I am 45 years old and I have a sister who is a bone marrow match for me. My doctor is encouraging me to consider doing what he calls an allogeneic transplant using her cells as a treatment for myeloma, which could cure my myeloma. What is the current thinking on this type of transplant?"

Nurse Leadership Board

  • Long-Term Survivorship Guidelines for Multiple Myeloma Patients

Spotlight on Advocacy:

  • A Day at the Capitol
  • David's Story
  • IMF Welcomes Christina Vargas

Support Groups: 

  • People Helping People

International Affiliates

  • Asian Myeloma Network
  • IMF Europe Focuses on Collaboration
  • Associazione Schirinzi A. Mario Onlus

Patient & Caregiver Experience

  • I Concentrate on Living! by Danny Scott

Member Events  

  • Central Florida Support Group's Spaghetti Supper
  • Concannon Family Fundraiser
  • Myeloma 200 - Closer to a Cure
  • Birthday Brunch For A Cure

IMF Staff Update

  • Judy Webb, Project Manager

2010 IMF Calendar of Events

Letters to the IMF

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