International Myeloma Foundation
MYELOMA MINUTE | Up To The Minute News | 1.28.2021
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Research Continues to Lead the Way
Two myeloma research studies examine disease-monitoring techniques. IMF Chairman Dr. Brian G.M. Durie calls the results “great news.” One study “strengthens our ability to know if patients are truly MRD negative and will have the correspondingly excellent outcomes expected.”
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Best of ASH 2020
Watch a Replay of the Best of ASH 2020 Webinar
In this webinar, Dr. Brian G.M. Durie discusses key takeaways from the 2020 American Society of Hematology (ASH) annual conference for patients, caregivers, and others.
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BLENREP® (belantamab mafodotin-blmf)
The IMF has a new Understanding-series publication and a Tip Card about Blenrep, an antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) that is the first in a new class of treatments for myeloma. The antibody part of the ADC attracts your body’s own immune system to recognize myeloma cells and attack them.
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BMS Foundation Extends Supportive Resources to Patients During the Pandemic
Learn how the BMS Foundation is extending additional support "to help eligible unemployed patients in the U.S. who have lost their health insurance due to the COVID-19 pandemic through the first six months of 2021."
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Heavily Pretreated Multiple Myeloma and Drugs in Development
We invite you to preview Heavily Pretreated Multiple Myeloma and Drugs in Development, part 3 of the symposium New Strategies for Multiple Myeloma Care: Case Studies for Nurses. Highly experienced nurses share their expertise through a real-life patient case study of Carl, a patient who has received several multiple myeloma therapies over his 10-year history with the disease. Our faculty will discuss clinical trial participation and drugs in development. You can also watch the symposium in its entirety and download free slides!
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IMF Comments on Most Favored Nations Model
On January 20, 2021, the International Myeloma Foundation sent a letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services objecting to the Interim Final Rule with Comment Period entitled “Most Favored Nations Model” (MFN). The IMF believes myeloma patients could be disproportionately impacted by the proposal. Learn why on this page, and click the link below to read the letter in full.
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The 13th Annual Miles for Myeloma 5K Run/Walk Goes Virtual Once Again
The 13th Annual Miles for Myeloma 5K Run/Walk is going virtual once again! This exciting style of race is just as fun and competitive as it was in person, just a whole lot safer. This 5K Run/Walk will Redefine Being Together. Learn how you can take part individually or by forming a virtual team at the link below.
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#ASKDRDURIE | Dr. Durie's Weekly Web Video Series
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COVID-19 FAQ #7: Is it safe for myeloma patients to take walks?
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