Our next meeting will be this Saturday, March 19th, 2016. We will have Dr. Richard O'Hara from the Binding Site as our special guest. March is Multiple Myeloma Awareness/Action Month and a chance to share some exciting news..........
For those who were able to attend the February meeting, I hope you enjoyed the rich discussion about available resources to reduce out of pocket expenses as well as provide support. I want to thank our representative from Mayo Social Work, Erica and Brady, and Laura from Walgreen's Specialty Pharmacy.
For those who were not able to attend the meeting, I have attached a list of resources provided by our social workers.
Have you signed up for the
You can by going to www.BMTinfonet.org/chicago2016
FACILITATOR: Teresa Miceli, RN BSN OCN
TIME & LOCATION - We are meeting at the Gift of Life Transplant House, 705-2nd street location (north side/old house) from 10:00 AM to Noon. Multiple myeloma survivors, caregivers, family and friends are welcome. Please join the group. Light refreshments provided by Takeda Oncology, meeting space provided by the Gift of Life Transplant House, educational materials provided by the IMF.
HELPING HANDS - I typically arrive around 9:00/9:15 to arrange chairs, set up food and lay out materials. For future meetings, if anyone is able to plan in advance to assist with set up, please let me know. If you are unable to arrive early, assistance with clean up afterwards is just as helpful.
This sharing group holds free meetings for multiple myeloma patients and their families. We offer the opportunity for informal discussions and questions, and occasionally have invited speakers to provide information about various topics related to the cancer experience.
For more information, please contact Teresa Miceli at Rochester@IMFsupport.org.