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MYELOMA MINUTE | Up To The Minute News | 4.28.2022
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IMF Patient and Family Webinar: New Frontiers in Myeloma Care
The IMF Patient and Family Webinar, on Saturday, May 14 at 10 a.m. PST / 11 a.m. MST /12 p.m. CT/ 1 p.m. ET, will focus on “New Frontiers in Myeloma Care.” IMF Chairman Dr. Brian G.M. Durie will moderate presentations with the following myeloma experts: Yi Lin, MD, PhD (Mayo Clinic — Rochester, MN), IMF Nurse Leadership Board Member Ann McNeill RN, MSN, APN (John Theurer Cancer Center, Hackensack University Medical Center — Hackensack, NJ), and Nikhil Munshi, MD (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute — Boston, MA). The webinar will conclude with a summary panel discussion, a webinar survey, and closing remarks. You won’t want to miss this lively webinar. At the end of the presentations, participants will have time to ask questions.
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Download Understanding DARZALEX and DARZALEX FASPRO — 2022 edition
Darzalex® (daratumumab) is the first monoclonal antibody approved by the FDA that targets the CD38 protein on the surface of myeloma cells, causing myeloma cell death. Darzalex Faspro® (daratumumab + hyaluronidase-fihj) is a newer formulation of this targeted therapy. There are numerous FDA-approved regimens with Darzalex or Darzalex Faspro that are used throughout the myeloma disease course — from frontline therapy to the relapsed and refractory setting — and many ongoing myeloma clinical trials are investigating additional indications. Get your FREE copy of the IMF’s Understanding DARZALEX® (daratumumab) intravenous infusion and DARZALEX FASPRO® (daratumumab + hyaluronidase-fihj) subcutaneous injection in printed form or as a downloadable PDF with hyperlinks to informative resources.
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Watch the Replay: IMF Chief Medical Officer Dr. Joseph Mikhael on Facebook Live
On April 19, Tuesday, Dr. Mikhael went LIVE on Facebook to address disparities in multiple myeloma and the path to health equity. In case you missed it, you can watch the replay on YouTube. Dr. Mikhael discusses disparities in myeloma treatment and diagnosis, representation in clinical trials, the importance of achieving health equity, and what actions are being taken to do so, in this insightful 30-minute video. Never miss another IMF Facebook Live event — join our online community by liking the IMF's Facebook page!
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Congratulations to the NLB Featured Speakers of the IMF 1.5 CNE Symposium at ONS 2022!
The IMF 1.5 CNE Symposium, “New Drugs, Regimens, and Strategies for Multiple Myeloma: Case Studies for Nurses” at ONS 2022 was successfully held on Thursday, April 28, in Anaheim, CA. Three highly experienced nurses shared their expertise using real-life patient case scenarios with a focus on clinical pearls and practical solutions during the symposium. The IMF congratulates featured speakers: Beth Faiman, Donna D. Catamero, and Kim Noonan for providing helpful nursing insights and take-home tools for both experienced and new oncology nurses to implement and share with patients and colleagues.
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This Week: The 14th Annual Miles for Myeloma 5K Run/Walk Hybrid Race
The 14th Annual Miles for Myeloma 5K Run/Walk is officially a hybrid race and will be held this Saturday, April 30, 8:00 a.m. ET at FDR Park in Philadelphia, PA. For those who are unable to attend in person but would still want to be a part of this exciting event, we will continue with our Virtual Race. Participants who wish to attend in person may join us at FDR Park. For more information or to register for this event, please visit the IMF website or email Ilana Kenville, IMF Race Producer at ikenville@myeloma.org
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