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Welcome to the Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia Foundation of Canada (WMFC)

If you have been diagnosed with Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia (WM) or care for someone who has, welcome to the WMFC family of WM patients, caregivers, friends and relatives. We are a community providing support, research and information on WM.

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Information for the newly diagnosed

Michael Bourgo: Staying Active, Engaged, and Resilient with WM

Some four years ago, at the age of 70, my wife and I pulled up stakes and left Iowa, where we had resided for 32 years, to move to the Read More
Staying Active, Engaged, and Resilient with WM

Article: Shingrix vaccine makes shingles less severe, disruptive to quality of life

Lisa Rapaport 4 MIN READ (Reuters Health) – The vaccine Shingrix prevents shingles, and if people do contract the virus, it reduces the severity of illness, two company-funded study suggests. Read More

Article: Ibrutinib Monotherapy in Symptomatic, Treatment-Naive Patients with Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia

Abstract: Purpose Ibrutinib is active in previously treated Waldenstro¨m macroglobulinemia (WM). MYD88 mutations (MYD88MUT) and CXCR4 mutations (CXCR4MUT) affect ibrutinib response. We report on a prospective study of ibrutinib monotherapy Read More

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