Greater Bay Area Chapter

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The Word:


This group is designed to provide mutual support and education to individuals with MDS. We will have monthly speakers on a variety of topics. Family members and caretakers are welcome.

No registration necessary, just drop in.
Call (650) 725-9456 to confirm date of meeting.
Parking Passes Provided for Pasteur Visitor Garage

  • From 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Stanford Cancer Center
    875 Blake Wilbur Drive, Stanford
    2nd Floor Conference Room CC2105
  • Email or call (650) 725-9456 for more information

2014 Dates (first Friday of the month):

  • Feb. 7: "What is This Iron Business all About?" with Carolyn Pittenger, RN, MS, MSCN
  • March 7: "Integrative Medicine for MDS" with Sue Kim, MD, MS, DABMA, ABIHM
  • April 4: Open session
  • May 2: "MDS Roundtable" with Jason Gotlib, MD, MS
  • June 6: "MDS: What?s New About Our Disease?" with Peter Greenberg, MD
  • July 4: No meeting (holiday)
  • Aug. 1: "Daily Nurturing Practices and Living with Uncertainty" with Rabbi Lori Klein
  • Sept. 5: "Transfusions, Treatments, Side Effects and More" with Sandy Burgess, RN, OCN
last updated on Thursday, February 06, 2014