Novel Therapeutic Approaches in the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma

Last Modified: March 2, 2003

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Conference Dates: April 2, 2003
Conference Location: Boston, Massachusetts


Sponsoring Group: The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation and Dana-Farber/Partners CancerCare

Conference Web Page URL: www.multiplemyeloma.org

Topics Covered:

  • Bone disease
  • Stem Cell Transplant
  • Thalidomide
  • Novel Treatments
  • Clinical Trials

Conference Objectives: To provide an opportunity for patients with myeloma and other members of the community to learn the latest treatment options for patients with myeloma.

Who Should Attend: Patients, family members, friends, others

Conference Agenda:

  • 4:00 ? 4:10pm Introduction: Stan Winokur, MD
  • 4:10 ? 4:40pm Managing Bone Disease: Jim Berenson, MD
  • 4:40 ? 5:10pm Myeloma ? Contemporary Therapy: Donna Weber, MD
  • 5:10 ? 5:40pm Myeloma ? The Role of Transplant: Sundar Jagganath, MD
  • 5:40 ? 6:20pm Boxed Dinner
  • 6:20 ? 6:50pm Myeloma ? Novel Therapies and Clinical Trials: Ken Anderson, MD
  • 6:50 ? 7:20pm Myeloma ? Novel Therapies and Clinical Trials: Paul Richardson, MD

Registration Information: For more information, please contact Sara Nichols, Program Coordinator, at (203)972-1250 and/or nicholss@themmrf.org

Conference Fees: Free

Continuing Education: No


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