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:
schwartzdon@sbcglobal.net
 Future Meetings

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.

Next Meeting

Our meeting for May 21, 2024 will be from 3:30pm to 5:30pm.

Our featured speaker will be Dr Zhubin Gahvari, UW Carbone Cancer Center will be our featured speaker for the May 21, 2024 meeting. He will be repeating his presentation on “Relapsed Myeloma” that he shared with us at the recent Multiple Myeloma Research and Patient Care event. The Trillium Research update held on October 30th. He will join us at 4:30 PM CDT.

See the current newsletter for information about:

Current newsletter (PDF)

Upcoming Meeting Speakers:

Past News

Next Virtual Meeting

Madison Multiple Myeloma Support Group monthly meeting
Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

Zoom

Our virtual meetings are on the Zoom platform.

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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

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Link for above if needed (https://myeloma-org.zoom.us/j/84457667535?pwd=V0lJTDNQU2FOZ1hMUkFaRmJBc0Qzdz09)

Meeting ID: 844 5766 7535
Passcode: 678275

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Find your local number: https://myeloma-org.zoom.us/u/kyMbCRs05

  Meeting Time and Location

  Meeting Time: Third Tuesday of Each Month
  3:30 – 5:30 PM
  Location: Online via Zoom

  For more information:
  Jayne Schwartz schwartzdon@sbcglobal.net
  or
  608-244-2120

  Madison, Wisconsin Support Information

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  Wisconsin Support Information

  Wisconsin Multiple Myeloma Groups

  National and International Organizations

  International Myeloma Foundation (IMF)

  HealthTree Foundation

  Leukemia & Lymphoma Society® (LLS)

  Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF)

  Smart Patients Forum (ask questions of the group)
  Sign up for the Multiple Myeloma group

  Advocacy

  IMF Advocacy Updates

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  Trillium Fund (University of Wisconsin)

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:
www.supportuw.org/give
(Trillium Fund in Multiple Myeloma Research – 112903576).

For any questions, please call Janie Winston, at 608-512-6068 or her email: Janie.Winston@supportuw.org

or curecancer@supportuw.org .

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