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IWMF Awards $2.2M for New Research

The IWMF Board of Trustees has approved a record $2,200,000 in new research support, including the following new research projects from the IWMF-Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Strategic Research Roadmap Initiative: 1. Dr. Bruno Paiva and Dr. Jose Angel Martinez...

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New IWMF Online and Email Community – Join Us!

The IWMF’s new online community, IWMF Connect, enables participants to connect with each other via either email or an online discussion board format. IWMF-Talk, the existing email discussion list, is being replaced by IWMF Connect, and its members have been moved...

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IWMF Fact Sheets Are Now Available in Norwegian

Eva Hoff Wanderaas, MD and PhD, a WM patient and member of the IWMF and WM-Scandinavia, decided that “she would try her hand” at translating a few of the simpler IWMF Fact Sheets. Before it was all said and done, she translated all eight publications that have to do...

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Introducing the New IWMF Operations Manager

Jennifer Silva joined us on February 20, 2017. She is replacing Kathy Launder, as Kathy and her husband are relocating back to their home state of Wisconsin. Please join me in fondly wishing Kathy well in her move back home. As Operations Manager, Jennifer will be...

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First Annual Walk for Waldenstrom’s

Feb 28, 2017 For many years, at each IWMF Ed Forum, several attendees would take part in an opportunity to get some fresh air, exercise, and share stories with each other as they walked beyond the hotel property where the event was held. This year, the 2017 IWMF...

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IWMF RFP Receives Strong Interest From Researchers

The overwhelming response to the RFP is a testament to the dedication and focus that many in the cancer research community are now placing on rare diseases like WM, and to the generosity of donors who give to the IWMF to support such efforts. When announcing the new...

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New WM Treatment Options Guides are Now Available

We invite you to visit the IWMF website downloadable publications page, where you will find five new Treatment Options Guides. These Guides, based on the most recently published NCCN (National Comprehensive Cancer Network) and IWWM (International Workshops on WM)...

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Introducing the New IWMF Operations Manager

Message from Carl Harrington, IWMF President To better serve our members, support groups, affiliates and partners, we have strengthened the IWMF Office by adding an Operations Manager. I’m pleased to introduce our new IWMF Operations Manager: Kathryn (Kathy) Launder,...

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Julie Davidson’s Journey With Bing-Neel

As told to Alice Riginos, IWMF Torch Editor Published in the Torch 17.3 (September 2016), pages 8-11 This story translated into Spanish by Graciela Molina MD, Buenos Aires, Argentina and can be found here. Julie and Wade Davidson visiting Greenfield Village in...

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Eleven Young Investigators Recognized At IWWM9

The IWMF is pleased to congratulate the 11 young investigators recognized at the 9th International Workshop on WM (IWWM9) on October 5-8, 2016, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The Young Investigator Awards (YIAs) were established to encourage interest, knowledge, and...

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