The Waldenstrom’s Weekly

August 20, 2021

Volume 1, Issue 21

The International Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia Foundation (IWMF) is dedicated to supporting and educating everyone affected by WM while advancing the search for a cure. The IWMF provides access to The Waldenstrom’s Weekly as a free service to WM community members to share WM related news and events. For more information, please contact


Join us for an entire month of FREE
educational programs in October,
culminating in our Virtual Educational Forum!

How do I sign up?
  • Go to the new IWMF Virtual Events website HERE.
  • Click Register at the top right of the webpage and fill out your information to join the IWMF Virtual Events platform!
What happens once I register for the site?
  • You will receive a confirmation email once you register with important information on how to submit questions for our Ed Forum Month presenters.
  • In the coming weeks, we will be communicating with you on how to “save your seat” for each one of our October programs that you would like to attend.
We can’t wait to see you there! For more information about what to expect at this year’s IWMF Virtual Educational Forum, click HERE to view the agenda!

Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) Webinar
Update on COVID-19 Vaccination and the CDC Guidelines for Lymphoma and CLL Patients
Monday, August 23rd at 1:00PM U.S. ET

On Monday, August 23rd at 1:00PM U.S. ET, LRF will hold a webinar featuring lymphoma expert John P. Leonard, MD, where he will review the new CDC guidelines and answer your questions about COVID-19 and vaccination. You may register for this virtual program by visiting the LRF website.
Program Description:
  • Overview of LRF COVID-19 Resources
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Guideline Vaccine Updates
  • Concerns and Considerations for Lymphoma Patients and Survivors
  • Questions to Ask Your Oncologist / Health Care Provider
  • Question and Answer Session
John P. Leonard, MD
Weill Cornell Medicine
Richard T. Silver Distinguished Professor of Hematology and Medical Oncology
Senior Associate Dean for Innovation and Initiatives
Executive Vice Chair, Weill Department of Medicine


The IWMF Announces an Addition to the WM Physicians Directory in Germany

The IWMF is proud to announce the addition of a new physician to our prestigious physicians directory.
Prof. Dr. Mathias Rummel
Hospital of the Justus Liebig-University
For your convenience in seeking a consultation for a second opinion, we provide a directory of well-known cancer centers and physicians/researchers who are very knowledgeable about WM. All the physicians included in our Physicians Directory have agreed to be included in the directory for consultation to patients, as well as other physicians.

Story of Hope Update: Marcia Klepac

Risk Taking in the World of WM

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