Facing the Challenges of 2012

One of the many ongoing challenges that we face at the International Myeloma Foundation is to try to strike a balance between "information deficit" and "information overload." Founded on the principle that "knowledge is power," the IMF strives to make information about multiple myeloma available to all who seek it, but sometimes patients, especially newly diagnosed patients, are

New Myeloma Hotline in Italy: Expanding global access to information

Myeloma patients need access to information about their disease to get the best care.  The IMF has been enhancing educational activities in Europe for over 15 years.

9/11 and Myeloma

This Sunday marks the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center towers in New York. Among the casualties sustained that day, were a number of first responders who, instead of running away from dangerous ash clouds that enveloped the streets of Manhattan, ran toward them in the hopes that they would be able to help save lives.

Come on, Irene: Despite the hurricane's approach, the show must go on!

Last weekend, the IMF held our fourth and final Patient & Family Seminar of the year in Philadelphia, PA. We had an uninvited guest make her presence known in the form of Hurricane Irene.

China: the new frontier in the search for a cure for myeloma

I have just returned from the IMF's visit in China where there are more myeloma patients than anywhere else in the world. It is with this in mind that the IMF has established the Asian Myeloma Network, to address the growing incidence in one of the world's most densely populated regions.

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