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Covid Update

As most of the world is still facing the effects of the spread of the COVID-19 respiratory virus, the International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) continues to recommend that all myeloma support groups meet virtually.

We take the health and safety of our myeloma support group members seriously and will continue to hold our meetings virtually to ensure the safety of our members. For additional updates on COVID-19 coronavirus, please click this link:
Myeloma Patient Safety and the Coronavirus.

Stock Support Group Meeting

For more information, please contact

Tom Chelius 

E-mail: [email protected]

Meeting time2nd Thursday of each month from 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Meeting Location St. Joseph’s Hospital
3200 Pleasant Valley Road
West Bend, WI 53095
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43.3556793, -88.1951565

We serve all of the northern Milwaukee metro area, including West Bend, Hartford, Slinger, Jackson, Cedarburg, Grafton, Germantown, Menomonee Falls, Fond du Lac and surrounding areas. All are welcome regardless of where you live!

 

Upcoming events

IMF Events

May 01
Patient & Family Webinar: The Future is Looking Bright for Myeloma Patients!
May 1, 2021 10:00 am EST

Support Group Events

Nov 11
Monthly Meeting
November 11, 2021 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Dec 09
Monthly Meeting
December 9, 2021 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Jan 13
Monthly Meeting
January 13, 2022 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Feb 10
Monthly Meeting
February 10, 2022 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Mar 10
Monthly Meeting
March 10, 2022 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Apr 14
Monthly Meeting
April 14, 2022 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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About Us

The West Bend Multiple Myeloma Support Group was established by Rob (MM survivor since 2006) and Sue Enright in November, 2008. After attending groups in Madison and Racine for over 2 years, they moved to Jackson, Wisconsin in the summer of 2008. With no myeloma group in the immediate area, the natural next step for them was to form a group in the West Bend area for other myeloma survivors and their families. Read the news article to learn more about how the group was formed.

Our goal is to provide hope and encouragement to others who walk in our shoes, and to help myeloma patients become better educated about the disease and it’s treatment. Our belief that the greatest fear is the fear of the unknown drives our desire to help others to become better informed, while helping to spread the word that “Knowledge is Power!”

Future meeting topics include: Talking with Your Doctor; Nutrition and Exercise for Cancer Patients; Treatment Side Effects; Understanding Serum Free Light Chain tests; Stem Cell Transplants; Bone Disease; and many others.  We will also have an annual visit from the International Myeloma Foundation’s area representative, who will share the latest in myeloma news.

The WBMM Support Group is proud to be affiliated with the International Myeloma Foundation and sponsored by St. Joseph’s Hospital in West Bend.  We thank them wholeheartedly for their devotion to helping cancer patients live better, stronger lives.

 

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