Myeloma Action Month

Myeloma Action Month happens every year in March to encourage individuals and groups to TAKE ACTIONS that positively impact the myeloma community.  Help raise and spread myeloma awareness on a global scale by participating in the MYeloma ACTION campaign while donning #MYelomaACTION merchandise.

Additionally, our very popular #MyelomaWarrior sweatshirts, t-shirts, hats, and wristbands are still available at the merchandise store.

All Myeloma Action Month merchandise items are made from a high-quality cotton blend for your ultimate comfort.


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Limited edition black sling bag/fanny pack features adjustable strap with clip and (3) zip pockets: rear, top, and front. Price: $20
$20.00 
 
IMF logo & 30th Anniversary tote bag. You get one of each!
$5.00 
 
IMF 30th Anniversary tote bag. You get two for the price of one!
$5.00 
 
MF logo tote bag. You get two for the price of one!
$5.00 
 
High-quality Unisex Crewneck Sweatshirt. Front of shirt has small IMF Logo, and back of shirt has large Myeloma Warrior Logo. Back of shirt Myeloma Warrior Logo is available in either "Heart" or "Shield". See photos to choose your favorite, or get both!
$40.00 
High-quality Unisex Crewneck Sweatshirt. Front of shirt has small IMF Logo, and back of shirt has large Myeloma Warrior Logo. Back of shirt Myeloma Warrior Logo is available in either "Heart" or "Shield". See photos to choose your favorite, or get both!
$40.00 
High-quality Unisex Hooded Long-Sleeved *Lightweight Sweatshirt. Zippered front with small IMF Logo, and back has large Myeloma Warrior Logo. Back of shirt Myeloma Warrior Logo is available in either "Heart" or "Shield". See photos to choose your favorite, or get both!
$40.00 
High-quality adjustable baseball cap. Front of cap has embroidered "Do You #KNOWMYELOMA". Back of cap has embroidered IMF Logo. This hat is one of our teams favorite items.
$20.00 
 
(10 Pack) IMF Myeloma Warrior Wrist Band. Made from Silicone and is in Myeloma Red and debossed with #MyelomaWarrior myeloma.org one size fits all.
$10.00 
 
IMF Myeloma Warrior Heart Pin. High-quality Myeloma Warrior Pin is made from metal and is a perfect to add to your t-shirt, lapel, or Myeloma Warrior Hat!
$5.00 
 
IMF 2-layer protective and adjustable face masks have arrived! They are super comfy and available in two colors Burgundy and Black. This is for ten IMF face masks.
$70.00 
IMF 2-layer protective and adjustable face masks have arrived! They are super comfy and available in two colors Burgundy and Black. This is for five IMF face masks.
$40.00 
Limited Edition Myeloma Action Month Grey Unisex T-shirt. Front of the shirt reads I AM RESILIENT, and back of the shirt has large Myeloma Action Month logo. Available for a limited time only.
$25.00 
High-quality Mens Crewneck T-Shirt. Front of shirt has small IMF Logo, and back of shirt has large Myeloma Warrior Logo. Back of shirt Myeloma Warrior Logo is available in either "Heart" or "Shield". See photos to choose your favorite, or get both!
$20.00 
IMF 2-layer protective and adjustable face masks have arrived! They are super comfy and available in two colors Burgundy and Black. This is for two face masks.
$18.00 
Limited Edition Myeloma Action Month Black Micro Fleece scarf. Includes embroidered #IAMRESILIENT and IMF logo. Available for a limited time only.
$18.00 
 
IMF 2-layer protective and adjustable face masks have arrived! They are super comfy and available in two colors Burgundy and Black. This is for one face mask.
$10.00 
IMF I AM RESILIENT Pin. The high-quality Pin is made from metal and is a perfect to add to your I AM RESILIENT t-shirt, lapel, or Myeloma Warrior hat!
$5.00 
 
The IMF Info Pack provides comprehensive information on treatment options and disease management. Available free of charge, the Info Pack includes The IMF Patient Handbook, as well as many of the important Understanding Series booklets. Click on the thumbnail to the left to see a complete list of the publications included in the Info Pack.
FREE 
 
Prepared by Dr. Brian G.M. Durie, the IMF's Concise Review of the Disease and Treatment Options provides an in-depth overview of myeloma, with a discussion of the epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical features, treatment options, and new and emerging treatments. This information is helpful to health professionals and patients alike.
FREE 
The Patient Handbook provides a basic understanding of myeloma to allow patients to make informed decisions about treatment choices.
FREE 
Abecma® (idecabtagene vicleucel, "ide-cel") is the first-in-class B-cell maturation antigen (BCMA)-directed chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell immunotherapy approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in myeloma. Abecma is a personalized immune cell therapy delivered as a one-time infusion, manufactured for each individual patient using the patient's own white blood cells (T cells).
FREE 
 
This Tip Card provides practical advice on how to protect your medical records.
FREE 
 
Bispecific antibody therapies are a combination of two immunotherapy approaches in one drug. Bispecifics are comprised of two monoclonal antibodies that bind to two different antigens and trigger the immune system to destroy the patient's myeloma cells.
FREE 
 
Blenrep (belantamab mafodotin-blmf) is an antibody-drug conjugate (ADC), the first in a new class of treatments for myeloma. Blenrep is the combination of a monoclonal antibody (mAb) that binds to a specific receptor on the surface of myeloma cells called B-cell maturation antigen (BCMA), coupled with monomethyl auristatin F (MMAF), a drug that can kill myeloma cells.
FREE 
 
Darzalex® (daratumumab) is the first FDA-approved monoclonal antibody that targets the CD38 protein on the surface of myeloma cells. The original formulation of Darzalex is administered as an intravenous infusion, and the FDA has also approved Darzalex Faspro® (daratumumab + hyaluronidase-fihj) as a subcutaneous injection. Both formulations are available as monotherapy and as part of combination therapies.
FREE 
 
Early diagnosis is key to achieving best outcomes for patients.
FREE 
 
This Tip Card discusses Empliciti (elotuzumab) for the treatment of multiple myeloma.
FREE 
 
Order this Tip Card about blood tests that measure light chains (Freelite) and immunoglobulin pairs (Hevylite).
FREE 
 
This Tip Card discusses Kyprolis (carfilzomib) for the treatment of multiple myeloma.
FREE 
 
Order this Tip Card to gain information on how to manage immunosuppression.
FREE 
 
This Tip Card discusses the Myeloma Matrix 2.0: Smart Search, a clinical trial search tool.
FREE 
 
This tool was developed in collaboration with myeloma patients and caregivers, leaders of myeloma support groups, and the IMF Nurse Leadership Board. Discuss this tool with your treatment team and healthcare providers.
FREE 
 
This Tip Card discusses Ninlaro (ixazomib) for the treatment of multiple myeloma.
FREE 
 
This Tip Card discusses Pomalyst (pomalidomide) for the treatment of multiple myeloma.
FREE 
 
Sarclisa is a novel monoclonal antibody directed against the CD38 receptor on the surface of myeloma cells.
FREE 
 
The triplet VRd regimen is approved in the United States and in the European Union for patients with previously untreated myeloma who are ineligible for transplant. The VRd combination is highly effective and well tolerated.
FREE 
 
This information is in an easy-to-carry format and covers key treatments and care issues.
FREE 
 
Xpovio is a nuclear export inhibitor to treat Myeloma.
FREE 
 
This Tip Card provides practical advice on how to protect your medical records.
FREE 
 
Understanding ABECMA® (idecabtagene vicleucel) focuses on the first-in-class B-cell maturation antigen (BCMA)-directed chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell immunotherapy approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in myeloma.
FREE 
 
Blenrep (belantamab mafodotin-blmf) is an antibody-drug conjugate (ADC), the first in a new class of treatments for myeloma. Blenrep is the combination of a monoclonal antibody (mAb) that binds to a specific receptor on the surface of myeloma cells called B-cell maturation antigen (BCMA), coupled with monomethyl auristatin F (MMAF), a drug that can kill myeloma cells.
FREE 
 
Clinical trials are research studies of new treatments that involve patients. Whether or not to participate in a clinical trial is one of the critical decisions you and your oncologist may have to make at some point in the cancer care continuum.
FREE 
 
Darzalex® (daratumumab) is a laboratory-made monoclonal antibody that targets a specific single protein on the surface of myeloma cells.
FREE 
 
After reading this booklet, you should know what Dexamethasone is, how it works, possible side effects, and more.
FREE 
 
Empliciti® (elotuzumab) is the first immunostimulatory monoclonal antibody approved for the treatment of myeloma. Empliciti enlists immune system cells to attack myeloma. Before reading this booklet, it may be helpful to read another IMF publication, Understanding the Immune System in myeloma.
FREE 
 
Myeloma patients may experience fatigue caused by the disease, by treatment, and by the understandable anxiety and/or depression that affects many. This booklet contains a thorough examination of coping strategies and causes of myeloma fatigue, as well as suggestions for discussing fatigue with your doctor.
FREE 
 
High-dose therapy with stem cell rescue, or "stem cell transplant", is an important treatment option for eligible patients with multiple myeloma.
FREE 
 
This booklet discusses Kyprolis® (carfilzomib), the results of clinical trials with Kyprolis®, how and when it is administered, its possible side effects, and how to manage them.
FREE 
 
Monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) and smoldering multiple myeloma (SMM) are not active disease states, but both are precursor states to active myeloma. It is therefore important to understand if, when, and how active myeloma might evolve and what monitoring and/or interventions are appropriate.
FREE 
 
Ninlaro® (ixazomib) is the first oral proteasome inhibitor approved by the FDA to treat myeloma. Ninlaro is the third drug in the proteasome inhibitor class that has been approved for myeloma. It is indicated for myeloma patients who have received at least one prior therapy.
FREE 
 
Peripheral neuropathy (PN) is a complication of myeloma involving damage to the nerves of the peripheral nervous system that can be caused both by myeloma and by treatments for myeloma.
FREE 
 
Pomalyst® (pomalidomide) in combination with Dexamethasone was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on February 8, 2013 for relapsed and refractory myeloma.
FREE 
 
Revlimid® (lenalidomide) has been approved by the FDA for use in myeloma.
FREE 
 
Sarclisa is a novel anti-CD38 monoclonal antibody. Although antibodies are a naturally-occurring part of the immune system, Sarclisa and other antibodies used to treat diseases are made in a laboratory. A laboratorymade antibody is designed to function like a naturally-occurring antibody, and to bind to a specific single protein on the surface of the targeted cells (in this case, myeloma cells). In this sense, Sarclisa is a targeted antimyeloma therapy.
FREE 
 
Using Thalidomide to treat myeloma is a new idea, but thalidomide itself has been studied for many decades. Much has been learned about how Thalidomide works in the treatment of different diseases, and how its side effects can be treated.
FREE 
 
This booklet will help you understand immune system basics. The immune system is extremely complex. It is made up of multiple mechanisms that work together to protect and defend the human body from external threats such as bacteria, viruses, and toxins, and from internal threats such as cancer.
FREE 
 
This booklet will familiarize you with the way this combination therapy works, how it has been tested in clinical trials, the indication for which it is approved, how and when it is administered, its possible side effects and their management, and special precautions you need to take while taking VRd.
FREE 
 
This booklet is focused on therapies given to patients with myeloma bone involvement. Bisphosphonate therapy is not treatment for myeloma, but it does help to prevent skeletal complications of myeloma. Monoclonal antibody therapy targets a protein which controls bone regeneration and remodeling.
FREE 
 
As treatment for myeloma improves and patients live longer, it is important to reduce the disability that can result from the painful problem of vertebral compression fractures, which occur when the vertebra collapses or fractures because the bone is too weak to withstand the pressure or stress placed upon it.
FREE 
 
This booklet covers the basics of FDA approved VELCADE® (bortezomib), including how it works, how it is administered, how is it used in clinical practice today, and side effects.
FREE 
 
Xpovio, a new medication to treat myeloma, is a "nuclear export inhibitor," the first compound in this new drug class. Nuclear export inhibitors prevent cancer cells from expelling special genes in the cell nucleus called tumor suppressor proteins that help protect the cell from cancer.
FREE 
 
This booklet outlines the tests that are used to diagnose and monitor myeloma, and to detect response and relapse. No single study is adequate to tell the whole story about a patient's status but, used together, test results give a more complete picture.
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