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The 2022 Educational Forum Primer Series

View rebroadcasts from the October 6th 2021 Ed Forum WM Basics Workshop and NEW Q&A with our presenters! Please note that you will need to register to view the live and on demand webcasts.

WM & Basic Terminology

The first in our 2022 Educational Forum Primer Series will benefit newly diagnosed patients and veteran WMers will enjoy a refresher course on Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia with an explanation of diagnosis, symptoms, and some simple treatment guidelines. Featuring Dr. Jeffrey Matous, Medical Director from the Colorado Blood Cancer Institute.
Science of WM

Genomics/Science of WM

Get a basic understanding of the science of WM and sets out a framework of basic genetic concepts behind the mutations that are important in WM. Dr. Sikander Ailawadhi, Mayo Jacksonville, discusses the ways in which these mutations impact the signaling systems that control the behavior of WM cells, and to recognize how these mutations are changing the landscape of therapies for WM. 
Science of WM

Understanding Your Blood and Bone Marrow Tests

The third in our Ed Forum Primer Series, Dr. Rafat Abonour will describe the blood and bone marrow tests used to help diagnose WM, as well as explain and interpret the typical tests used by healthcare providers to monitor the disease status of their WM patients. After the broadcast Dr. Abonour will answer questions from the chat box LIVE! July 13, 2022, 1:30PM EDT

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We are here to support you throughout your journey living with Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia. Remember, with the IWMF, you are never alone.

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International Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia Foundation News

“Waldenstrom’s and MGUS in Families: Your Questions and Answers.” Dr. Mary Lou McMaster of NIH discusses WM biology and treatments and...

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Stories of Hope

People with Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia and their caregivers share how they have coped living with this rare disease. Learn from these inspirational stories.

NEWABBREVIATED COVID-19 Letter to Share with Hospitals for Emergency Medical Events

The International Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia Foundation (IWMF) is offering its official statement for hospitals regarding prioritizing Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia patients when triaging care during the COVID-19 Pandemic. We recommend that all WM patients have this letter handy and available
when visiting an ER in the event that they may have COVID-19.
 
Stay Safe – Stay Healthy – Stay Waldenstrong!
 

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