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The IWMF raised more than five million dollars for WM medical research

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The IWMF raised more than 60 support groups in North America and nearly 20 others world-wide

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The IWMF has a current worldwide membership of nearly 4,000

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IWMF-TALK is a wonderful place to share information and learn from other survivors

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Each year 1,500 new cases of Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia are diagnosed in the USA

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Volunteers at the IWMF Telephone Lifeline are waiting to share their experiences with you

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You can order DVD recordings of past WM Educational Forums online or by mail

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All IWMF programs and services are funded by WM survivors, caregivers, friends, and family

International Workshops on WM

 

In its commitment towards furthering the advancement of research particular to WM, the IWMF has been instrumental in the development and support of international conferences that provide the opportunity for medical professionals to share their research findings and collaborate on methodologies to further advance what's known about WM. 

 

For agenda, registration, and abstract submission information for any of the International Workshops on WM, visit the WM Workshops website.

 

EVENTDATELOCATIONINFORMATION
IWWM8 - Eighth International Workshop on WMAugust 14-17, 2014London, UK

The IWMF will participate in this workshop.

 

This will be followed by the 5th International IWMF Doctor-Patient Forum on Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia which will be held on Sunday, August 17.

IWWM7 - Seventh International Workshop on WMAugust 23-26, 2012Newport, RI, USAThis was essentially the culmination of all the previous IWWM Workshops and included a record number of investigators reporting on the genetic basis, pathogenesis, and treatment of WM.
11th International Conference on Malignant LymphomaJune 15-18, 2011Lugano, SwitzerlandThe IWMF provided funds to help support this conference, and also participated in it.
IWWM6 - Sixth International Workshop on WMOctober, 2010Venice, ItalyAt the conclusion of this Workshop for medical professionals, the Second International Patient Forum was held for European WM patients.
IWWM5 - Fifth International Workshop on WMOctober, 2008Stockholm, SwedenDuring the workshop tribute was paid to the late Dr. Jan Waldenström who discovered the disease. Discussions were held concerning consensus recommendations for treatment regimens made at previous International Workshops. At the conclusion of this Workshop, a seminar featuring doctors who treat WM was held for European WM patients.
IWWM4 - Fourth International Workshop on WMJune, 2007Kos, GreeceThis site was significant in that it was the birthplace of Hippocrates, the “father of medicine.”
10th International Myeloma WorkshopApril 10-14, 2005Sydney, AustraliaA number of papers on WM were presented at this workshop.  
IWWM3 - Third International Workshop on WMOctober, 2004Paris, France This workshop continued the momentum begun by the previous two workshops in expanding our understanding of this rare disease. Fifty-seven investigators representing 13 countries took part in this workshop. Importantly, this meeting included presentations from eleven Young Investigator Award recipients, made possible through the generosity of the IWMF, reflecting continued recruitment of new investigators to both the basic scientific and clinical discovery of Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia.
IWWM2 - Second International Workshop on WMSeptember, 2002Athens, GreeceThis workshop saw a significant increase in the number of researchers in attendance, expanded the international exposure, and focused on diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, and the search for a cure.
IWWM1 - First International Workshop on WMSeptember 7-8, 2000Bethesda, MD, USAThis workshop was initiated with the cooperation of the National Cancer Institute, and invited 21 prominent researchers from around the world for a two-day intensive exploration of the treatments for WM.