International Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia Foundation

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The Waldenstrom’s Weekly

December 24, 2021

Volume 1, Issue 37

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 [email protected]

EDUCATION

CancerCare Connect Eduction Workshop
COVID-19, Omicron & Delta Variants, COVID-19 Vaccines & Booster Vaccines: Revised Guidelines for People Living with Cancer & Their Loved Ones

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Workshop Date and Time

Monday, February 7, 2022, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, U.S. Eastern Time

Registrants can listen in live over the phone or online as a webcast.
Participation in this Connect Education Workshop is free, but you must pre-register. Register online at the button below or call the CancerCare HopeLine at 1-800-813-4673. After you have registered, you will receive additional information with connection instructions and other details. If you have a scheduling conflict and cannot participate in the teleconference, you will be able to access a recording of the program on the CancerCare website.
Topics Covered
  • How to Protect Yourself & Your Loved Ones from COVID-19 & Omicron & Delta Variants
  • COVID-19 Vaccines & Booster Vaccines
  • Other Vaccines – Flu, Pneumococcal & Shingles Vaccines
  • COVID-19 & People Living with Cancer
  • Where to Find Reliable Information Regarding this Pandemic & Its Variants
  • How to Protect Yourself, Loved Ones & Children from COVID-19 & Its Variants
  • The Increasing Role of Telemedicine/Telehealth Appointments
  • How to Prepare for Your Telemedicine/Telehealth Appointments, including
  • Prepared List of Questions, Follow-Up Appointments & Discussion of OpenNotes
  • Working Closely with Your Health Care Team about Your Wishes & Health Care Directives
  • Tips to Manage the Practical, Emotional & Financial Stresses Related to COVID-19, Delta & Omicron Variants & Cancer
  • Self-Care & Stress Management Tips
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

RESEARCH

Rare Patient Voice
Survey Opportunity for U.S. Patients

2021 WMUK Patient-Doctor Summit
Rare Patient Voice (RPV) offers patients and caregivers an opportunity to share their opinion through paid, confidential interviews and surveys. 
 
RPV has a survey opportunity for U.S. Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia patients. This is a 25 minute online survey and compensation is $45. Please sign up at the button below if you are interested. You will then receive an email invite to see if you qualify.

SUPPORT

Shop while Supporting the IWMF

Going shopping this holiday season? Consider supporting the IWMF at the same time with purchases made through Amazon.Smile
 
A percentage of all purchases go towards supporting the vital work of the IWMF (every time you shop!). Learn more by clicking here.
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Thanks to You!

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Contact

  • 6144 Clark Center Ave.
    Sarasota, FL 34238
  • Phone: 941-927-4963
  • Fax: 941-927-4467
  • [email protected]