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InfoSessions & Webinars — Wednesday, October 20, 2021, 16:00 - 17:00

Key Research Updates from the 2021 International Myeloma Workshop (IMW)

Key Research Updates from the 2021 International Myeloma Workshop (IMW) Wednesday, October 20, 2021 4:00 pm EST Register Now!   The IMW, a meeting for healthcare professionals that takes place every 2 years, has a program that focuses on the basic, preclinical, and clinical aspects of myeloma. Register for this webinar to learn more about key research updates from the 2021 IMW meeting. Presented by:  Dr. Ghulam (Manni) Mohyuddin Hematologist Huntsman Cancer Institute Assistant Professor University of Utah School of Medicine Salt Lake City, UT Join us online from the comfort of your own home! All you need is a computer, tablet or smart phone and an internet connection. Click here to register for the webinar....

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InfoSessions & Webinars — Thursday, October 21, 2021, 19:00 - 20:00

Empowering Yourself on the Myeloma Journey

Empowering Yourself on the Myeloma Journey Thursday, October 21, 2021 7:00 pm EST Register Now! A diagnosis of myeloma can be overwhelming and often bring up feelings of uncertainty and anxiousness. In the first part of the webinar, you will learn how to maximize your longevity, physical health, and build resilience amidst a stressful and uncertain time. Dr. Rutledge will discuss practical ways to work with difficult emotions and develop peace and happiness.  The second part of the webinar will be an open discussion to talk about the worries and fears that come with a myeloma diagnosis. Dr. Rutledge will walk you through acknowledging these universal difficulties and providing practical steps to cope with a myeloma diagnosis. Presented by:  Dr. Rob Rutledge Radiation Oncologist, Nova Scotia Cancer Centre Associate Professor, Dalhousie University Chair and CEO, Healing and Cancer Foundation Halifax, NS Join us online from the comfort of your own home! All you need is a computer, tablet or smart phone and an internet connection. Click here to register for the webinar....

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InfoSessions & Webinars — Friday, November 12, 2021, 13:00 - 14:00

Myeloma Physiotherapy Consensus Recommendations: What Patients and Caregivers Need to Know

Myeloma Physiotherapy Consensus Recommendations: What Patients and Caregivers Need to Know Friday, November 12, 2021 1:00 – 2:00 pm EST Register Now!   This InfoWebinar will discuss: People living with myeloma often have bone pain and reduced movement due to the disease and/or its treatment. For some patients, physical rehabilitation can help regain functional performance and its associated quality of life. Until recently, no guidelines were available to provide information and direction to physiotherapists that manage myeloma patients. Join us to learn more about recently published consensus recommendations “Mobilization and Exercise Intervention for Patients with Multiple Myeloma: Clinical Practice Guidelines Endorsed by the Canadian Physiotherapy Association”. You can access the full consensus article here. Presented by:  Deepa Jeevanantham, PT, PhD Registered Physiotherapist, Health Sciences North Assistant Clinical Professor, Northern Ontario School of Medicine Adjunct Professor, School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences, Laurentian University Sudbury, ON Join us online from the comfort of your own home! All you need is a computer, tablet or smart phone and an internet connection. Click here to register for the webinar....

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