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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 14, 2016​Innovative IMF-Funded Study Could Stop Myeloma in Its TracksThe IMF announced this week…
April 14, 2016
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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, a…
October 13, 2016
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April 21, 2016​Flawed Approach to Assessing Value of Myeloma Treatment Puts Patients at RiskFrom…
April 21, 2016
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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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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.Acute:…
November 21, 2019
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Dear ReaderA Message from the PresidentScientific & Clinical…
February 13, 2006
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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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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…
May 21, 2014
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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-…
January 08, 2014
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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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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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myeloma.org/videos/vaccine-variants-latest-covid-19-safety-guidance' />(click on the image above to view the video)Virtual Myeloma Webinar For Patients and Caregivers Multiple Myeloma Experts…
March 13, 2021
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Virtual Myeloma Webinar on Promising New Therapies For Myeloma Patients Myeloma Experts From Across the Nation Share News on CAR T-Cell Therapy, Provide Updates on the COVID-19 Vaccines, and More. This IMF Patient & Family Webinar features…
May 01, 2021
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August 14, 2021
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May 24, 2021
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imf-d8-prod.s3.us-west-1.wasabisys.com/2021-05/diane-hunter-myeloma-voices-minute-1.jpg'/>Listen to Multiple Myeloma Patient Diane Hunter Share Her StoryDiane Hunter discusses receiving her myeloma diagnosis, disparities in healthcare, and how she has coped during the…
April 30, 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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July 20, 2021
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Member FUNdraisersMember FUNdraisers are created from your ideas. From virtual Help raise funds for the International Myeloma Foundation by connecting with IMF professionals to help bring your fun activity to life.For more info on how to get started and to discuss your event or…
September 04, 2018
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The 13th Annual IMF Comedy CelebrationSaturday, October 17th, 2019Beverly Hilton Hotel Los Angeles, CA. …
September 04, 2018
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In 2013, the International Myeloma Foundation led the development of the Global Myeloma Alliance, which became the Global Myeloma Action Network (GMAN) in 2014. GMAN is a group of multiple myeloma leaders' patient organizations around the world whose aim is to support myeloma patient…
September 04, 2018
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To help raise awareness of multiple myeloma during Myeloma Action Month, Amgen is partnering with the IMF to execute a social media Thunderclap! We’re asking myeloma patients, health care professionals, advocates, caregivers and family or friends of those impacted with this…
March 15, 2017
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Los Angeles, CA, Dec. 4, 2019—The International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) announced today that four important research studies supported by the organization'sBlack Swan Research Initiative®(BSRI) to find a cure for multiple myeloma will be…
December 03, 2019
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Given the growing concerns over the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, the International Myeloma Foundation wants you to know our plans to ensure your access to our resources.With a focus on the health and well-being of our staff, the IMF’s physical offices will close on Friday,…
March 12, 2020
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Present and Future of IMFSusie DurieIMF Patient & Family Seminar 2018Boca Raton, FL | March  16-17
March 16, 2018
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Myeloma'/>myeloma'/>myeloma' />How the Immune System Can Be Used To Fight MyelomaIMF Chief Medical Officer Dr. Joseph Mikhael discusses how the immune system can be used to fight multiple myeloma.In particular, he explains that BCMA is…
April 13, 2021
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click on the image above to view the videoVirtual Myeloma Workshop Focusing on Communities in the Great Lakes Region of the United States What Is Included in This Virtual Myeloma Workshop?This IMF Virtual…
November 21, 2020
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Educational Webinar for Patients Who Are Newly Diagnosed With Multiple MyelomaStart your myeloma journey by learning the basics of multiple myeloma reviewed by IMF Chairman of the Board and Myeloma Expert Dr. Brian G.M. Durie.In this webinar, Dr…
April 30, 2021
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Upcoming IMF EventsThis calendar includes upcoming multiple-myeloma-related events attended by members of or hosted by the International Myeloma Foundation.Check back often to find out if the IMF will be in your area.Some examples include the following…
September 04, 2018
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Review this FAQ page for answers to frequently asked questions about multiple myeloma cancer and the International Myeloma Foundation.What is multiple myeloma?How common is myeloma?…
September 04, 2018
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(click on the image above to view the video)Virtual Multiple Myeloma Workshop Focusing on Communities in San Diego, CAWhat Is Included in This Virtual Myeloma Workshop?This International Myeloma Foundation…
March 27, 2021
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April 17, 2021
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.center { display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; width: 50%; }Jonathan Weitz, IMF Donor Relations, talks about ways to give to the IMF.Monthly Giving ProgramHelp us cultivate the future by joining the International Myeloma…
September 04, 2018
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June 26, 2021
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Virtual Multiple Myeloma Community Workshop A virtual multiple myeloma workshop addressing the needs specific to communities in the MN, WI, MI region.This International Myeloma Foundation Regional Community Workshop virtual offers myeloma patients and caregivers up-…
July 10, 2021
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Founded in 1990, the International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) is the first and largest organization focusing specifically on multiple myeloma. The IMF’s reach extends to more than 525,000 members in 140 countries worldwide. The IMF is dedicated to improving the quality of life…
September 04, 2018
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Virtual Multiple Myeloma Community Workshop A virtual multiple myeloma workshop addressing the needs specific to communities in the IL, IN region.The IMF Virtual Regional Community Workshop will include an introduction to myeloma, upfront treatments at diagnosis,…
August 07, 2021
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IMF’s Senior Director, Member Events talks about how easy it is to organize a Member FUNraiser for the IMF.Practicing Social Distancing But Running Out of New Things to Do?Watch this video to see some of these FUNraiser ideas come…
September 04, 2018
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The IMF Leading the ChargeThe International Myeloma Foundation is committed to the search for a cure or cures. It is a key point of our mission statement:
July 03, 2019
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Virtual Multiple Myeloma Community Workshop A virtual multiple myeloma workshop addressing the needs specific to communities in the Southeast region.The IMF Virtual Regional Community Workshop will include an introduction to myeloma, upfront treatments at…
August 28, 2021
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Shared Decision MakingDeciding that treatment is necessary is the most pressing initial decision post-diagnosis. Since all treatments have side effects, treatment must be medically necessary and the benefits of treatment must outweigh unwanted side effects. The provider and the
July 16, 2019
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DIAGNOSISIt is important to recognize theearly warning signsand diagnose myeloma as early as possible. Myeloma can be slow-moving or more aggressive. A skilled myeloma…
June 20, 2019
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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…
August 09, 2021
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Virtual Multiple Myeloma Community Workshop A virtual multiple myeloma workshop addressing the needs specific to communities in the Southern region.The IMF Virtual Regional Community Workshop will include an introduction to myeloma, upfront treatments at diagnosis,…
September 07, 2021
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What Did We Accomplish?The Global Myeloma Action Network (GMAN) summit had three main issue items that required definitive next steps.Global AwarenessDuring day one of the summit, members were divided into three small groups and each given a different topic focused on…
September 04, 2018
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Pomalyst® (pomalidomide) is a third-generation immunomodulatory drug, which can modify or regulate the functioning of the immune system.Who is a candidate for Pomalyst?Pomalyst plus dexamethasone (Pd) is indicated for patients with myeloma who have received at least…
September 11, 2018

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