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IWMF Awards $1.7M for New Research

The IWMF Board of Trustees has approved $1,728,000 in new research support, including the following two new research projects from the IWMF-Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Strategic Research Roadmap initiative: Drs. Steven Treon and Zachary Hunter, Dana-Farber...

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New Video: Introduction to IWMF

This is the third in a series of three videos recently produced for the IWMF. In this video, Pete DeNardis, Board Member of the IWMF, welcomes those who are new to the IWMF and the IWMF website, explains the many services provided by the IWMF, and encourages visitors...

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Peter DeNardis – There is Life with Waldenstrom’s

  “Get your affairs in order.” “You have a rare, incurable blood cancer called Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia.” “Average survival rate is 6 years.” “Given your symptoms and blood test values, we have to treat immediately.” Those were jarring words for someone in...

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LLS Hosts Virtual Lecture on WM

The lecture on WM, featuring Dr. Ansell, Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, is now available at The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) website. WM topics covered include: Who needs treatment at presentation...

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Global Patient Database for WM

Dr. Ruth Spearing, Carl Harrington (IWMF President), Ibrahim Tohidi, and Dr. Judith Trotman (at ASH 2017 Poster Session) What is WhiMSICAL? WhiMSICAL is the first patient- and medical researcher-led global patient database for Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia....

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IWMF Office During Hurricane Irma

o ensure that the IWMF staff had time to personally prepare for Hurricane Irma, the IWMF Office was closed on Friday, September 8. Prior to the office closing, the IWMF Office Hurricane Preparedness plan was put in place, including the protection of important and...

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Introducing IWMF’s New Partner: Patient Worthy

In August, the IWMF welcomed Patient Worthy as another important addition to the growing number of patient support organizations motivated to make a difference! Patient Worthy focuses on collaborating with rare disease advocacy groups to help spread awareness and...

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