International Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia Foundation



On Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 from 1:30PM – 2:30PM EST, Dr. Jorge Castillo of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Dr. Jeffrey Matous of Colorado Blood Cancer Institute will convene an online discussion on“What’s New in the Treatment of Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia (WM).” The program is free, but you must register to participate.

IWMF and CancerCare are thrilled to partner once again to bring you this amazing program with expert speakers. The workshop will cover the following topics:

  • Overview of Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia
  • Symptoms & Signs
  • Front Line Treatment for WM
  • Treatment for Relapsed/Refractory WM
  • Standard of Care & New Treatment Approaches
  • Translating Genomic Findings into New Treatment Opportunities for WM
  • The Role of Clinical Trials
  • Symptom & Side Effect Management, Including Reducing Complications
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Your Quality of Life
  • Mapping the Future of WM
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

This free CancerCare Connect® Education Workshop is another collaboration between the IWMF and CancerCare, a leading national organization in the U.S. providing free, professional support services and information to help people manage the emotional, practical and financial challenges of cancer. Participants may call into the workshop toll-free within the United States, or stream the program online from anywhere in the world. There is no cost to participate, but pre-registration is required.

Register here(link is external) for What’s New in the Treatment of Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia (WM)(link is external) or call the CancerCare HopeLine at 800-813-4673. After you have registered, you will receive additional information with connection instructions and other details from CancerCare. The instructions will include a toll-free dial-in number to join the workshop by phone and a link to access the workshop online. If you cannot participate in this teleconference, you will be able to access a recording of the program on the CancerCare website. If you have any questions, please email CancerCare’s Education Department at [email protected](link sends e-mail).

For U.S. medical social workers and dietitians, this workshop may qualify for Continuing Education Credits. To request the applicable paperwork, please email your name and license type to [email protected](link sends e-mail) after participating in the live workshop via phone or online. All paperwork for continuing education credit must be submitted within two weeks of the live program. Credit is not available for recordings of past workshops at this time.

Be sure to register today!


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