Zachary Hunter, PhD – Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 2020 WM Foundation Canada (WMFC) Seminar with Patients
The WMFC (the Canadian affiliate of the IWMF) was proud to have Dr. Zachary Hunter of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute join the Atlantic Canada WM Support Group for a recent virtual meeting. Dr Hunter described the latest research into Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia. After his talk, he took questions from the participants and described the most recent research project he is taking on with the financial backing of the WMFC, IWMF, LLS and the Leukemia Foundation of Australia.
WM Foundation Canada (WMFC)
Jewish General Hospital
Montreal, QC, Canada
November 7, 2019
Steven P. Treon MD, PhD, FACP, FRCP – Bing Center for Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
In this video, Dr. Steven P. Treon speaks to a Montreal patient group providing updates on the genomics and latest treatment options for Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia.
Shirley D’Sa, MD, author of the definitive Guide to Lymphoplasmacytic Lymphoma and Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinema, kicked off the programme by explaining the basics of WM and the various complications that can arise.
Ismail Sharif, MD, FRCPc, explained how patients at the Halifax Hematology Clinic were diagnosed, the current treatment options available in Canada, and the importance of clinical trials to develop new therapies.
Rob Rutledge, MD, who has won awards for health promotion with a focus on psychosocial and spiritual oncology, engaged participants’ minds and bodies with his presentation on The Mind-Body-Spirit Connection in your WM Journey.
Zachary Hunter, PhD, concluded the proceedings with the latest news in WM, including findings from the recent International Workshop on WM, held in New York in mid-October, 2018.