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Myeloma Today Seminar in Memphis

Dr. Salil Goorha with the Boston Baskin Cancer Foundation will be the key speaker at a free seminar, "Myeloma Today, Diagnosis, Treatment & Side Effects Management."  Patients, friends and family members are invited to join healthcare professionals on Thursday, March 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Garrett Auditorium of Baptist Memorial Hospital - Classrooms 4 and 5 - at 6017 Walnut Grove Road.  A complimentary buffet dinner will begin at 6 p.m. with the program to follow.

Reservations must be made by Friday, March 1, to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Patient Services Intern, Ashlen Lincoln, at ashlen.lincoln@lls.org, (615) 331-2980 or (800) 332-2980, extension 1746.

Topics Covered:

  • Overview of myeloma
  • Current and emerging drug therapies and stem cell transplantation
  • Disease and treatment-related side effects
  • Clinical trial options for myeloma patients
  • Question-and-answer session

A certificate of completion will be issued to attending nurses and social workers for 2.0 Continuing Education (CE) hours following the program.

For additional information on the Tennessee Chapter's educational programs and/or financial assistance, contact Patient Services Manager Mary Winslow, LCSW, at mary.winslow@lls.org, (615) 331.2980 or (800) 332.2980, extension 1743.


last updated on Tuesday, February 05, 2013