PAY IT FORWARD
The WMFC/IWMF was built on the strength of offering support to those living with Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia. One man reached out to another in the hope of finding someone who understood… Continue reading
My story begins in 2011, when I was 55 years old. I had been a professional ballerina, blessed with good health and good eating habits. Even after I had to quit dancing because of lower back problems, I remained active… Continue reading
LESSONS FROM GEESE
Lesson: People who share… Continue reading
Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia is one of 137 types of blood cancer. WM is a rare sub-type of non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma characterized by a proliferation of lymphoplasmacytic cells.
More Canadians than ever are living with the effects of blood cancer. Canadians living… Continue reading
As someone living with an “indolent” cancer (slow to develop, treatable, but so-far incurable) for the last dozen years, I have decided that the best way for me to think of it is as a hobby. It is fascinating, time-consuming and… Continue reading
A Positive Outlook May Be Good for Your
By JANE E. BRODY MARCH 27, 2017
“Look on the sunny side of life.”
“Turn your face toward the sun, and the shadows will fall behind you.” “Every… Continue reading
I am a 67 year old WM patient living in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. My wife, Nancy, and I lead an active lifestyle, especially since retiring about 5 years ago. We are avid downhill skiers… Continue reading
Contributing Member – Ron Ternoway
Ron Ternoway has shared his experience with WM in “Trials of a Wally”. We thought we would share with the WMFC community!
Meletios Dimopoulos, MD
Improved understanding of Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia (WM) and expanded treatment options have made individualized treatment based on clinical indications a feasible strategy, Meletios Dimopoulos, MD, said at the 2016 Society of Hematologic Oncology annual… Continue reading
Michael Knowlton has found a new way of embracing life while living with WM. This video is about his journey and story of inspiration.