Understanding Multiple Myeloma

A Comprehensive Look at Emerging Treatments and Testing

September 07, 2019
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Duncan Building - Houston, TX

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 Join us on Saturday, September 7th in Houston, Texas at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center as we discuss the latest research and treatment news with a panel of myeloma experts. Audience members, both in-person or watching the live broadcast online, will also learn how to talk to their providers about receiving the best personalized treatment.

The town meeting will feature a live Q&A session, giving patients and care partners an opportunity to directly voice questions to our panel about myeloma. Don’t forget to send us your questions in advance to myeloma@patientpower.info. The in-person audience will also get the chance to meet with others living with myeloma to share stories and coping strategies during the Meet & Greet session. 


8:45 - 9:30 AM Breakfast Meet & Greet: Connecting With Others Living With Myeloma
9:30 -10:15 AM Myeloma Research, Treatment Options and Clinical Trials 
10:15 - 11:00 AM Targeting Myeloma: A Look at What Testing Tools Are Available
11:00 - 11:15 AM   Coffee Break
11:15 - 12:00 PM Managing Day-to-Day Life With Myeloma: How Can I Empower Myself?
12:00 - 12:30 PM  Q&A: Ask the Experts Your Questions 

*All times are Central time

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University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Duncan Building
1155 Pressler St.
Houston, TX 77030

Additional Info:

Free self-parking in the Pressler Garage located at 1180 Pressler St. Pressler Garage is connected by a skybridge on floor 4 to Mays Clinic. Attendees should enter the Mays Clinic from the skybridge and follow signs to the event in the Duncan Building (Elevator Q).

Host & Guests

Host and Patient Advocate, living with myeloma since 1995; Board member, Patient Empowerment Network


Assistant Professor in the Department of Lymphoma/Myeloma, Division of Cancer Medicine

Professor, Chair and Chief Medical Officer, Department of Hematology & Medical Oncology; Winship Cancer Institute

Emory University School of Medicine

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This town hall meeting is sponsored by Janssen Biotech, Inc. and Karyopharm Therapeutics with additional support to our partner, Myeloma Crowd (MCR), from Foundation Medicine. These organizations have no editorial control and Patient Power is solely responsible for the content. It is produced by Patient Power in partnership with The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. 

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