Novel Therapeutic Approaches in the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma (New York, New York)

Last Modified: June 30, 2002

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Conference Dates: October 3, 2002
Conference Location: Marquis Ballroom, Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway, NY, NY 10036


Sponsoring Group: The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation

Conference Web Page URL: www.multiplemyeloma.org

Topics Covered:

  • bisphosphonates
  • thalidomide
  • novel therapies
  • genetics
  • transplantation
  • current approaches in the treatment of multiple myeloma chemotherapy

Conference Objectives: To provide patients, family and friends with a comprehensive overview of the latest biological and clinical research information on myeloma.

Who Should Attend: patient, patient family and friends

Conference Agenda:

    4-9PM
  • 4:15-5 - Dr. David Roodman, bisphosphonates
  • 5-5:45 - Dr. Bart Barlogie, transplantation
  • 5:45-6:15 - break
  • 6:15-7 - Dr. Bergsagel, genetics
  • 7-7:45 Dr. Ken Anderson, novel therapies
  • 7:45-8:30 - Dr. Ruben Niesvizky,
  • current approaches to myeloma
  • 8:30-9 - Additional Q&A

Registration Information: Please contact Sarah Davis at the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation at 203-972-1250 or email daviss@themmrf.org.

Conference Fees: Free

Continuing Education: No


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