Covering technical, four hour events like Friday’s pre-ASH symposium can be challenging; even grueling. My peripheral neuropathy and back pain makes it hard to sit still and type on the fly. And this year I'm trying to tweet simultaneously while blogging. It’s hard for a symptomatic myeloma survivor to cover as much material as a
Today I covered an intriguing and worthwhile four hour event on behalf of the IMF: Critical Issues Need Answers: Providing Best Options for Myeloma Treatment in 2013. The pre-ASH symposium featured a who’s who of the world’s myeloma specialists: The IMF’s Dr. Brian Durie, Dr’s Shaji Kumar and Vincent Rajkumar with the Mayo Clinic, Dr.
The International Myeloma Foundation's Director of Support Groups, Robin Tuohy, forwarded this email to support group leaders across the country earlier this week, explaining what I--along with a dozen other multiple myeloma survivors and caregivers--will be doing at ASH this year: Dear Support Group Leaders, Are you interested in hearing about the 55th Annual Meeting
The IMF's annual Satellite Symposium kicks-off ASH each year. This year's event is at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Pretty impressive place! And very impressive agenda. Titled "Controversies in Multiple Myeloma: Current Debates in Optimal Care, the five hour event features a who's who of the international myeloma world. Check-out the faculty list:
The IMF will be featuring a pre-ASH kick-off event the Friday evening before ASH in San Diego. I just checked with IMF officials who assured me there are still tickets available to this year's Satellite Symposium on Friday Evening. Here is a link to the online registration page: http://www.clinicaloptions.com/Oncology/Live%20Events/Satellite%20Symposium/Multiple%20Myeloma%202011.aspx I will be there covering the