IWMF GLOBAL EDUCATIONAL WEBINAR
How Understanding Precursors Can Help in Finding a Cure
With Dr. Irene Ghobrial
October 14, 2020 at 1:30pm EDT
About the Presentation:
Dr. Irene Ghobrial of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute will explain WM precursors – their clinical and biologic features, pathogenesis, and risk stratification – and help patients understand how clarifying the processes involved in disease progression could possibly lead to the discovery or validation of treatment targets for WM. Dr. Ghobrial also will talk about The PROMISE Study. The PROMISE Study is a collaborative research project that screens individuals at higher risk for WM and multiple myeloma.
National Zoom Meeting: October 21st 7 p.m. EST with Dr. Steven Treon
Wednesday, August 12 at 3:30pm (Eastern) – Our second Canada-wide Zoom chat will take place Dr. Jorge Castillo, the lead clinician at the Bing Centre at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, will be on the call as our guest. We would love to have you on the call. Here is a link to the invitation.
Meeting ID: 857 394 0250
NEW DATE: CAR-T Cell Therapy for Lymphoma Free Webinar
DATE: Wednesday, July 8, 2020
TIME: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT
Getting to Know WM: Basics & Beyond with Dr. Jeffrey Matous
JULY 22, 2020 at 1:30pm ESTRegister Now
The International Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia Foundation invites you to join us for the first installment in our 2020 IWMFGlobal Educational Webinar series. Through this free interactive webinar series, you will learn from the best and brightest minds in WM research, and participate in a live Q&A session from the comfort of your own home.
About the presentation:
Getting to Know WM: Basics & Beyond will benefit newly diagnosed patients and veteran WMers alike with a refresher course on the roots underneath WM and an explanation of diagnosis, symptoms, and treatment guidelines.
About the presenter:
Jeffrey V. Matous MD is presently the Medical Director at the Colorado Blood Cancer Institute, and Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Colorado . After graduating from Medical School in 1985 from the University of Washington, he completed an Internal Medicine residency and chief residency at the University of Colorado. Fellowship training in Hematology and BMT followed at the University of Washington and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, where he worked in the lab of Dr. Ken Kaushansky. Since 1994 he has worked in private practice in Denver focusing exclusively on the care of patients with blood cancers, focusing on WM, myeloma and amyloidosis. He is an enthusiastic educator and a member of committees of both ASH & ASCO. Most prominently he has been married for many years to Marie, and three children: Ben, Joe & Catherine. He enjoys cycling, languages and is a passionate fan of our nation’s pastime.
*Please Note: On the registration form, there is an opportunity to submit a question for Dr. Matous. Due to time constraints, we may not be able to address all questions submitted.*
For Caregivers: Coping with a Loved One’s Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia (WM)
Previously Recorded- View Webcast
Survey from Lymphoma Coalition
Every two years, the Lymphoma Coalition conducts a global survey of all lymphoma patients.
There’s has always been an extremely high response from WMers. Hope you will take
time to complete the survey.