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January 28, 2017

Endorsed by the IWMF, this new patient resource, based on the 2017 version of  NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) for Waldenström’s Macroglobulinemia used by health professionals, is now available for download.

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN...

Last update: 2017-02-16 15:27

January 27, 2017

The two presentations by Dr. Treon regarding Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia are:

  • Part A: “Biology 101 of Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia,” which discusses MYD88 and CXCR4, and identifies two new clinical trials.
  • Part B: “Treatment 101 for Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia,”...

Last update: 2017-01-26 14:47

January 19, 2017

If you were not able to attend the workshop on 11 January 2017, “Advances in the Treatment of Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia (WM),” it is available online via webcast...

Last update: 2017-01-18 19:40

January 18, 2017

Bob Lynch’s favorite sport has always been sliding-seat rowing. When diagnosed with WM he turned to his row boat to help him deal with treatment…he’s been rowing ever since....

Last update: 2017-01-17 19:15

January 16, 2017

The 2017 IWMF Educational Forum will take place in Phoenix, Arizona from May 19-21, 2017, and will be the one place where everyone speaks the same disease language and fully understand what you’re going through. It also will be the one place where you can learn from top researchers and...

Last update: 2017-01-16 12:15

January 4, 2017

On Wednesday, January 11, 2017, from 12:30 -1:45PM EST Dr. Stephen Ansell of the Mayo Clinic and Dr. Jorge Castillo of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute will give a presentation on “Advances in the Treatment of Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia (WM).”

This free CancerCare Education...

Last update: 2017-01-03 21:02

January 2, 2017

McKesson Specialty Health supports a clinical trials program through US Oncology Research that works with physicians to try to help patients enroll in clinical trials right in their own communities.

Recently, McKesson Specialty Health published its own “story of hope” regarding a...

Last update: 2017-01-02 09:53

December 30, 2016

If you’ve recently been diagnosed with WM and need help, but can’t seem to find information in your preferred language, the IWMF website can help you.

Once you’ve utilized the website feature that enables you to translate the content, you’ll find a wealth of information. That information...

Last update: 2016-12-30 14:29

December 20, 2016

Regarding the Amyloidosis in WM Request for Proposals (RFP), IWMF President Carl Harrington said, “This RFP represents an extension of our search to improve the quality of life for WMers. While amyloid affects only a small percentage of WMers, we are able to fund this research due to the...

Last update: 2016-12-20 09:17

December 15, 2016

The IWMF recently formed a partnership with Triage Cancer to provide additional survivorship-related services to the WM community.

Triage Cancer is a nonprofit organization that provides cancer survivorship information to patients, survivors, caregivers, and health care professionals,...

Last update: 2016-12-14 17:45