The IWMF raised more than five million dollars for WM medical research
The IWMF raised more than 60 support groups in North America and nearly 20 others world-wide
The IWMF has a current worldwide membership of nearly 4,000
IWMF-TALK is a wonderful place to share information and learn from other survivors
Each year 1,500 new cases of Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia are diagnosed in the USA
Volunteers at the IWMF Telephone Lifeline are waiting to share their experiences with you
You can order DVD recordings of past WM Educational Forums online or by mail
All IWMF programs and services are funded by WM survivors, caregivers, friends, and family
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This section is specifically directed to physicians who have WM patients. Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia (WM) is a rare and unique disease. Many oncologists may not have encountered patients with this type of blood cancer before. We hope you will read the information recommended to you in this section prior to deciding on a treatment protocol for your patients. If the IWMF can be of assistance to you in any other way, please let us know.
There is a tremendous amount of basic research into WM underway in both the US and abroad, resulting in new pharmaceutical protocols and rapidly changing therapeutic opportunities .
The remainder of this section will assist you in learning more about diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of WM and guide you to additional professional resources.
Last Updated: 12/6/2013