A reader, Marti, forwarded information to me today about  an upcoming Connect Education Workshop:  Advances in the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma
The Workshop will take place on Wednesday, August 11, 2010, 1:30 – 2:30 pm ET

Speakers
Kenneth C. Anderson, MD
Kraft Family Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Chief, Division of Hematologic Neoplasia, Director, LeBow Institute for Myeloma Therapeutics, Director, Jerome Lipper Multiple Myeloma Center, Vice Chair, Program in Transfusion Medicine, Department of Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Noopur Raje, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Director, Multiple Myeloma Program, Medical Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital

Douglas E. Peterson, DMD, PhD
Chair, Program in Head & Neck Cancer and Oral Oncology, Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Connecticut Health Center

Richard Dickens, MSW
Blood Cancers Program Coordinator, Project Coordinator, Mind/Body Program, CancerCare

Presented in collaboration with the American Cancer Society, American Pain Foundation, American Society of Clinical Oncology, Association of Clinicians for the Underserved, Association of Oncology Social Work, Black Women’s Health Imperative, Blood & Marrow Transplant Information Network, The Bone and Cancer Foundation, Cancer Patient Education Network, Cancer Support Community, Education Network to Advance Cancer Clinical Trials, Intercultural Cancer Council, International Myeloma Foundation , Joe’s House, Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer, National Black Leadership Initiative on Cancer, National Bone Marrow Transplant Link, National Center for Frontier Communities, National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship, National Family Caregivers Association, National Marrow Donor Program, Research Advocacy Network, Vital Options International & The Group Room.

An impressive group of speakers and supporting groups!  I reported on a similar workshop last year and found it worthwhile, even for an informed, experienced patient.  To register, go to:  August 11th Multiple Myeloma Workshop.
 
Feel good and keep smiling!  Pat