Serving Madison, Southern Wisconsin and the greater multiple myeloma community
"Providing an opportunity for multiple myeloma patients
and their loved ones to
come together to exchange information for mutual support, comfort, and friendship"
Multiple myeloma is the second most common blood cancer, and is considered a cancer of the immune system. It is currently considered incurable but is treatable. Multiple myeloma accounts for less than one percent of all cancers. If you are new to understanding multiple myeloma, it may be helpful for you to start with the links in the left column.
Note that multiple myeloma is very individual, and patients should discuss any changes with their physician. The information provided in this Web site is for educational purposes only.
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Email Jayne at:
Please join us at one of our regular meetings or join the mailing list for our free monthly newsletter. Family members and friends are encouraged to participate as well. You will quickly find out you are not alone. We will help keep you informed of the latest Multiple Myeloma management information.
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 4:00 - 5:30 PM. Michelle Lakner will join the meeting at 4:30 PM (CDT)
- Dr. Natalie Callander from the UW Carbone Cancer Center will be out featured speaker at our October meeting.
See the current newsletter for information about:
- Our IMF Support Group rep, Kelly Sidorowicz has created guided audio
meditation and yoga videos as part of the Myeloma March Awareness campaign.
These interactive programs are free and very interesting. I listened to
the meditation one and tried the chair yoga. It is not as easy as you
think. Word to the wise... do not do the chair yoga in a rolling office
chair! Not a good idea. Check them out.
She did a nice job! mam.myeloma.org/mind-and-body
- IMF website, they have recently updated their “Myeloma Terms and
- From the Myeloma Crowd website – an update on A Skin Patch Administration of Lenalidomide in Multiple Myeloma?
- Co-pay assistance programs update as of June 7, 2021
Current newsletter, (PDF)
Upcoming Teleconferences or Webinars
Upcoming Myeloma Crowd Community Events Click here to view all upcoming events:
- Why Do I Need a Multiple Myeloma Specialist?
- Smart Snacking- How to Choose a Satisfying Snack
- Finding Support Through a Myeloma Coach
- The COVID-19 SCT: A Patient and Caregiver's Perspective
- Clinical Trials for High Risk Smoldering Myeloma Patients
- Discovering if You're High Risk at Diagnosis
June Virtual Meeting
Madison Multiple Myeloma Support Group monthly meeting
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
Our virtual meetings will now be on the Zoom platform.
Zoom support center for help using Zoom
Madison Myeloma Support Group Zoom Meeting
Meeting times will be in the newsletter as these Zoom invitations will be a reoccurring meeting format.
IMF SG Meeting Room 3 is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: Madison, WI SG 3rd Tue Monthly
Time: This is a recurring meeting Meet anytime
Click to Join Zoom Meeting
Link for above if needed (https://myeloma-org.zoom.us/j/84457667535?pwd=V0lJTDNQU2FOZ1hMUkFaRmJBc0Qzdz09)
Meeting ID: 844 5766 7535
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Multiple Myeloma or Cancer News
A Pretty Flower Toxic to Multiple Myeloma (Fumaria Officinalis also known as ‘earth smoke’)
News... (including information from previous newsletters)
Upcoming conferences and teleconferences are listed below
Success and Celebrations
None currently listed
Save the date for 2021. Hopefully meeting in person next year on Saturday, August 21, 2021.
Meeting Time: Third Tuesday of Each Month
3:30 – 5:30 PM
UW West Clinic
451 Junction Road
Conference room 1287
Program: In general, speakers every second
month, group discussion alternate months
For more information:
Jayne Schwartz email@example.com
The Trillium Fund was established by our founding support group members to facilitate Multiple Myeloma research here in Madison at the Wisconsin Institute of Medical Research. If you or your family wish to donate or send a memorial to this program, checks can be made payable to the “UW Foundation – Trillium Fund” and sent to:
UW Carbone Cancer Center,
University of Wisconsin Foundation,
1848 University Ave, Madison, WI 53726
Donations may also be made online at:
(Trillium Fund in Multiple Myeloma Research – 112903576).
For any questions, please call (608) 264-5437 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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