Video Shorts and Presentations About WM, the IWMF, and Their Partner Organizations with Researchers, Patients, and Caregivers
July 22, 2020 International Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia Foundation
Jeffrey V. Matous MD – Colorado Blood Cancer Institute, and the University of Colorado. July 2020 IWMF Global Educational Webinar Series
The International Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia Foundation invites you to join us for the first installment in our 2020 IWMF Global Educational Webinar series. Through this free interactive webinar series, you will learn from the best and brightest minds in WM research, and participate in a live Q&A session from the comfort of your own home. This webinar will benefit newly diagnosed patients and veteran WMers alike with a refresher course on the basics of WM that includes diagnosis, symptoms, and treatment guidelines.
The IWMF appreciates the efforts of Dr. Jeffrey V. Matous for his time and energy to make this webinar possible. The IWMF is able to offer this incredible opportunity free of charge, thanks to the generosity of WM community members like you.
Jeffrey Matous, MD -Colorado Blood Cancer Institute, 2019 Ed Forum
Teaches the newly diagnosed patient to understand their blood tests, as well as other tests for WM and provides a refresher course for veteran WM’ers
Edward Stadtmauer, MD – University of Pennsylvania, 2019 Ed Forum
Reviews the diagnostic criteria, manifestations of the disease, International Staging System for prognosis for WM, diagnoses that can be confused with WM, why everyone is not treated at diagnosis, guidelines for initiation of therapy, and therapeutic landscape of WM, including the multiple treatment options for WM, plus new treatments on the horizon, and challenges in providing treatment.