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April 21, 2016​Flawed Approach to Assessing Value of Myeloma Treatment Puts Patients at RiskFrom the…
April 21, 2016
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April 14, 2016​Innovative IMF-Funded Study Could Stop Myeloma in Its TracksThe IMF announced this week the…
April 14, 2016
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Myeloma MinuteDecember 3, 2015Live from Orlando, FL: Latest News from the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology!The IMF team brings you all the latest news from the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Society…
December 03, 2015
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This glossary defines commonly used myeloma-related terms.-As of April 19, 2021Accrual: The process of enrolling patients in a clinical trial (research study), or the number of patients already enrolled in a trial or anticipated to enroll in a trial.…
November 21, 2019
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November 3, 2016NCCN Endorses MRD Testing: What Does This Mean for Patients?The…
November 03, 2016
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October 27, 2016Ray Romano to Host IMF 10th Annual Comedy Celebration - Nov. 5The IMF’s annual Comedy…
October 27, 2016
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October 13, 2016​New MRD Testing Launched at 2nd IMF-EuroFlow WorkshopAfter years of dedicated research…
October 13, 2016
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The Importance of Knowing the Potential Outcome: Role for the new International Prognostic Index (IPI)…
April 30, 2002
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April 28, 2016​Make Your Voice Heard by May 9th on Myeloma Treatment Pricing RecommendationsLast week,…
April 28, 2016
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December 10, 2015​Generous Donations Help Fund 2016 Brian D. Novis Research GrantsThe IMF…
February 10, 2015
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October 20, 2016​​IMF Comedy Celebration Showcases a Celebrity Cast and Adds Masterclass to AuctionTickets are…
October 20, 2016
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The phase III CANDOR clinical trial has met its primary endpoint, according to a Sept. 13…
September 19, 2019
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Published on March 26, 2020As we move more deeply into this time of social distancing, it is helpful to reflect on where we are as a myeloma community. Being proactive appears to be paying off. For example, theInternational Myeloma
March 26, 2020
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April 2, 2020As we all adjust to physical distancing to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, we can enhance our resilience by maintaining social connections and continuing to engage in activities. It turns out that we are not the first to experience this type of self-…
April 02, 2020
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A blood test for MRD monitoring?Through theIMF Black Swan Research Initiative® projects, several myeloma teams have been investigating different blood tests for monitoring low levels of myeloma (MRD: minimal residual disease). One…
April 20, 2017
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This week I had a chance to talk to Dr. Stephen Russell of the Mayo Clinic aboutthe new measles virotherapy findingsand the future of virotherapy for myeloma patients, including a virus that may…
May 21, 2014
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This may sound like a skit from"Saturday Night Live,"but unfortunately, the connection is real.  The first thing to emphasize is that, although it is real, further investigation is required before cookies are added to the "do not eat" list. AcrylamideThe…
July 17, 2012
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The IMF team just returned from an extremely busy and exciting meeting of theAmerican Society of Hematology (ASH) in Orlando. What are the key takeaways from the myeloma research presented at this important event? Here is the news I…
December 12, 2019
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Published on March 12, 2020Active community spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is now occurring across America. Due to inadequate testing, we do not know who is infected and who is not. Unlike other…
March 12, 2020
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May 28, 2020Virtual ASCOThis weekend, researchers would have been descending on Chicago for the56th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)to learn the latest about myeloma research,…
May 28, 2020
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June 4, 2020Today, the U.S. House Select Committee on the COVID-19 crisis, chaired by Representative James E. Clyburn, helda briefing…
June 04, 2020
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July 2, 2020As we watch COVID-19 cases spiral out of control across the U.S., there is an emergency reality check: how do we stop this? How do we flatten this dangerous upward curve? Some political leaders in the most seriously affected regions have only now begun a…
July 02, 2020
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We are seeing exciting research lately that has serious implications for myeloma.An easy blood test to catch cancer early was featured recently in the prestigious journalScience.…
January 26, 2018
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April 30, 2020This week, there was renewed concern in the myeloma community aftera report appeared in the Washington Postabout higher risks for cancer patients who…
April 30, 2020
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Nikki Roldan is a standout as a myeloma patient. At age 30, she is energetic and always armed with what she calls, “PMA—or positive mental attitude.” Around her neck she wears a necklace that she made out of bullet casings. She, her big brothers, and her dad went to the desert to shoot…
May 11, 2020
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myeloma.org/blog/911-remembrance-2020-pandemic-collide' />September 10, 2020This year, the 19th anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks on September 11th is especially painful. Brave heroes from Ground Zero are facing the added risk of COVID-19 infection.…
September 10, 2020
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Myeloma and COVID-19'/>Myeloma and COVID-19'/>myeloma.org/blog/science-leads-way-treatment-myeloma-covid-19' />October 29, 2020As a lifelong scientist, I rely on and trust the results of gifted and honest researchers. I also strongly believe in…
October 29, 2020
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myeloma.org/blog/optimism-uncertain-2021' />As we start off the new year, we are optimistic that things will be better. However, this optimism is tinged with a range of emotions that are hard to describe. There is fatigue—more mental, but also physical—that is difficult to shake…
January 07, 2021
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January 28, 2021As we look forward to what we hope will be a much better year ahead, it is heartwarming to see that important research continues and can guide the way to scientifically based decision-making. A whole range of recent publications informs best…
January 28, 2021
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New Patient In The Time Of COVID-19'/>new-myeloma-patient-doctor-visit.jpg'/>new-patient-time-covid-19' />May 6, 2021During numerous virtual support group meetings, it has become obvious to me that newly diagnosed myeloma patients face many…
May 06, 2021
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Myeloma Working Group Summit'/>Myeloma Working Group Summit'/>myeloma.org/blog/dr-nikhil-munshi-dr-shaji-kumar-be-honored-imwg' />June 17, 2021Asannouncedearlier this week, the IMF congratulates the recipients of the 2021 IMWG…
June 17, 2021
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myeloma.org/blog/lets-all-stay-safe-over-fourth-july-weekend' />July 1, 2021Current guidelines The simple recommendations for myeloma patients remain the same:Get vaccinated. The key is to be fully vaccinated (2 doses of the Pfizer…
July 01, 2021
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The 2021 International Myeloma Working Group Summit, held virtually June 22-23, provided a rare opportunity for over 100 of the top myeloma experts from around the world to actively discuss topics of the greatest current importance in myeloma. The participants took full advantage of the…
June 24, 2021
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myeloma.org/blog/changing-focus-overcome-covid-19-pandemic' />**Update: September 17, 2021:The New York Times reportsthat an F.D.A. panel has recommended authorizing a…
September 16, 2021
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Do You Know Myeloma?This Blood Cancer Awareness Month, the IMF’s goal is to reach people who may not have heard of myeloma and raise awareness of the disease. We invite you to educate those within your…
August 09, 2021
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The International Myeloma Foundation (IMF)Black Swan Research Initiative (BSRI) is moving into high gear in the new year. Building on remarkable progress made by the BSRI team during the last months of 2013, our game-changing…
January 08, 2014
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At the last twoInternational Myeloma Working Group Summits, two new technologies were featured: 1)CRISPR gene editing, in 2018 and 2) Deep Learning/Artificial Intelligence, in 2019. Recent news…
October 24, 2019
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Published on February 20, 2020I have written a lot aboutresilienceand the importance of it for myeloma patients. The“Wall of Resilience,”a moving photo exhibit curated by Sue Dunnett, Senior Lecturer…
February 20, 2020
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Published on March 19, 2020As the storm of COVID-19 infections spreads across the U.S., it is important to seek sources of resilience and hope. The recent appearance of a double rainbow in Los Angeles inspired the realization that all storms will pass and there is hope at…
March 19, 2020
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Over the weekend I looked up at the sky in Los Angeles and saw a small plane skywriting the encouraging words, “We will get through this together.” After weeks of staying at home, hand washing, and…
April 09, 2020
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Everyone is anxious to get back to some type of normal after weeks of staying home. However, we need to track closely what is happening in our part of the country and recognize the numbers and procedures the experts will rely on to guide the reopening of day-to-day life. Returning to…
April 16, 2020
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Myeloma Voices with Diane Hunter'/>myeloma-voices-minute-1.jpg'/>myeloma.org/audio/diane-hunter' />Listen to Multiple Myeloma Patient Diane Hunter Share Her StoryDiane Hunter discusses receiving her myeloma diagnosis, disparities in healthcare, and…
April 30, 2021
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Durie Video: How does the M-spike correlate to the amount of myeloma protein in the body? '/>myeloma-1080.jpg'/>Durie video'/>myeloma.org/videos/how-does-m-spike-correlate-amount-myeloma-protein-body' />Myeloma Protein Levels in the Blood and…
May 04, 2021
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Listen to Multiple Myeloma Patient Jeff O'Donnell Share His StoryJeff O'Donnell talks about his myeloma diagnosis, undergoing an autologous stem cell transplant, alleviating side effects with the use of doctor-prescribed CBD-products, and his treatment with Darzalex Faspro…
May 18, 2021
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imf-d8-prod.s3.us-west-1.wasabisys.com/2021-05/myeloma-voices-deidra-Jones-header.jpg'/>Listen to Multiple Myeloma Patient Deidra Jones Share Her StoryDeidra Jones talks about her myeloma diagnosis, coping with both congestive heart failure and multiple myeloma,…
May 24, 2021
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click on the image above to view the videoKey Multiple Myeloma Takeaways From ASH 2020Dr. Brian G.M. Durie discusses important takeaways relating to multiple myeloma from the annual American Society of…
January 14, 2021
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(click on the image above to view the video)Virtual Myeloma Webinar For Patients and Caregivers Multiple Myeloma Experts Present the Latest Information on Myeloma in 2021, Discuss How Patients Can Stay Safe From the Emerging…
March 13, 2021
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Myeloma Patients!'/>myeloma-virtual-webinar_0.jpg'/>Myeloma Patients!'/>myeloma.org/videos/patient-family-webinar-future-looking-bright-myeloma-patients' />Virtual Myeloma Webinar on Promising New Therapies For Myeloma Patients…
May 01, 2021
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September 04, 2018

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