International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) to Host a Satellite Symposium at the 36th Annual Oncology Nurse Society (ONS) Congress in Boston on April 28, 2011

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The symposium, Long-Term Survivorship: The IMF Nurse Leadership Board’s Guidelines for Multiple Myeloma Patients, will be presented by faculty of the IMF Nurse Leadership Board (NLB). The NLB is comprised of nurses from the leading US academic centers treating myeloma patients.

IMF Nurse Leadership Board

With the advent of novel therapies, multiple myeloma patients are living longer; therefore overall survivorship care and health maintenance is critical.

With the advent of novel therapies, multiple myeloma patients are living longer; therefore overall survivorship care and health maintenance is critical.

At this symposium, the International Myeloma Foundation’s Nurse Leadership Board will discuss the practical aspects of implementing a survivorship care plan through patient case studies, particularly highlighting bone and renal health. Long-term health maintenance screening recommendations for multiple myeloma patients, as well as the latest multiple myeloma research that impacts nurses, will also be presented.

For additional program information or to register for this event, please go to http://www.imf-ons.com, password: ONS (case sensitive).

About the International Myeloma Foundation
Founded in 1990, the IMF is the oldest and largest myeloma organization in the world, reaching more than 195,000 members in 113 countries. A 501©3 non-profit organization the IMF’s mission is to improve the quality of life of Myeloma patients while working toward prevention and a cure. The IMF focuses in four key areas: research, education, support and advocacy. The research arm of the IMF, International Myeloma Working Group (IMWG), comprised of 145 world recognized collaborative researchers, continues to lead the way in Myeloma treatment and research.

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