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IWMF Awards $1.2M for New Research

The IWMF Board of Trustees has approved $1,198,000 in new research support for three research projects from the IWMF-Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Strategic Research Roadmap initiative. The Research Roadmap initiative uses an NIH scoring system to find the...

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Introducing StopAfib.org: A WM Patient Resource

Atrial fibrillation (Afib) is an abnormal heart rhythm characterized by rapid and irregular beating of the upper chambers (atria) of the heart. Afib may cause no symptoms, or there may be heart palpitations, fainting, lightheadedness, and shortness of breath. Because...

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Presenting 2019 Updated IWMF Publications

In the past few years there has been an explosion of research and discoveries in immunology and genetic aspects of WM, many of which were presented at the 10th International Workshop on WM in October 2018.  The IWMF is pleased to provide this latest information in...

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Stephen French: “My 20 Year Journey with WM”

I have had a long journey with Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia.  I have had good news and bad news during this period, but the good news has been with me for over sixteen years.  I hope it lasts a whole lot longer.  I was diagnosed with WM in August, 1998 and started...

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New IWMF Fact Sheet on Specialty Pharmacies

The IWMF is pleased to introduce a new IWMF fact sheet about specialty pharmacies in the United States. A specialty pharmacy distributes medications that are complex, expensive, difficult to get and adhere to, and often used in rare diseases like Waldenstrom’s...

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IWWM10 Doctor-Patient Forum Videos Now Available

The IWWM10 Doctor-Patient Forum, also referred to as the 5th International Patient and Physician Summit on WM, followed the 10th International Workshop on WM (IWWM10) for researchers and clinicians. The Summit was held on October 13-14, 2019, at the New York Marriott...

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IWMF and LLS Extend Research Collaboration

The IWMF is pleased to announce the extension of our research collaboration agreement with LLS (the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society) through 2020. As part of this agreement, LLS will increase its funding of IWMF-sponsored research by an additional $125,000, bringing...

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New Look for IWMF Website: Stories of Hope

It’s probably no surprise to the IWMF community that the “Stories of Hope” section of the IWMF website has consistently been one of the most visited locations on the website. That’s why we’re excited to announce that we’ve updated the design and appearance of it!...

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