Role of Resilience in Myeloma

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| INNOVATION | Latest Research

Support Group Leader Summit

Tapping into Our Reservoirs of Resilience

A multiple myeloma diagnosis can be overwhelming. But nature provides us with resilience in the face of life-threatening stress. Recent research and a presentation at the IMF’s Support Group Leader Summit show how this powerful mechanism can be a myeloma patient’s secret weapon.

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| EDUCATION | Oncology Nursing

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| INSPIRATION | Fundraising

Organize a 5K Walk

Watch an Oncology Nursing Video

How to Organize a 5K Walk/Run

This is the final video in a three-part series on myeloma nursing. It was recorded at the IMF Satellite Symposium at the May 2018 Oncology Nursing Society’s annual meeting. In this segment, Beth Faiman, PhD, RN, MSN, APRN-BC, AOCN (Taussig Cancer Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH) and Patricia A. Mangan , RN, MSN, APRN-BC (Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia) discuss case studies on relapsed myeloma, managing patient frailty, and drugs in development.

Meet Carol. Carol wants to fundraise for myeloma research, but she needs a hand. So she contacts the International Myeloma Foundation for help. In this fun video, Carol learns 10 easy steps to organize a 5K Walk/Run event. View Carol’s fundraising journey. Also learn how you too can get involved to give to the myeloma community.

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| ACTION | Easy Way to Give

Charity Charge World MasterCard

A New Way to Support the IMF (At No Cost to You!)

The Charity Charge World MasterCard earns you 1% cash back on every purchase and turns that cash back into an automatic donation to the IMF.
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Even if you use your Charity Charge card just to buy your daily coffee or weekly groceries, these automatic donations add up in a big way! Charity Charge will also underwrite the donation processing fees so that the IMF receives your full donation. When you add this card to your wallet, the IMF will earn critical funding for our programs that serve myeloma patients, family members, and the medical community. Click the link below to see full terms and conditions or to sign up.

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| INNOVATION | Latest Research

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Listen to a Replay of the Best of ASCO/EHA/IMWG Teleconference

Listen to a replay of the Best of ASCO/EHA/IMWG teleconference. In this narrated slide presentation, Dr. Brian G.M. Durie explains the new and exciting current trends in myeloma treatment and research culled from three major medical meetings held in June 2018 – the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the European Hematology Association (EHA), and the International Myeloma Working Group Summit (IMWG).

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| #ASKDRDURIE | Dr. Durie's Weekly Web Video Series

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New isatuximab Clinical Trial: the IMROZ Study

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August 24-25, 2018
IMF Patient & Family Seminar
Los Angeles, CA

September 8, 2018
IMF Regional Community Workshop
Richmond, VA

September 15, 2018
IMF Regional Community Workshop
Columbus, OH

September 22, 2018
6th Annual Miracles for Myeloma 5K Race/Walk
Oak Ridge Park Clark, NJ

September 22, 2018
IMF Regional Community Workshop
Overland Park, KS

September 22, 2018
A Mission for Matt
Mineola, NY

October 12-13, 2018
IMF Patient & Family Seminar
Philadelphia, PA

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We Thank Our Sponsors:
Amgen, Celgene Corporation, Genentech, Janssen Oncology, and Takeda Oncology
and individuals like you who supported the IMF this year