Monthly Newsletter: Monthly newsletter for your review.

 

Linda Huguelet to attend 2017 ASH Conference - Linda will be attending the American Society of Hematology conference in December.  She's 1 of 12 support group leaders to be invited by the International Myeloma Foundation and she'll be reporting on the latest findings on maintenance options, monoclonal antibodies  and CAR-T cell therapies through tweeting and blogging.  Follow Linda on Twitter @LindaMyeloma.

 

 

Sheriff Steve Wilson of Walker County was elected President of the Georgia Sheriffs's Association in July 2016.  He, along with Lumpkin County Sherrif, Stacy Jarrad, are both myeloma patients and each had successful stem cell transplants at North Side Hospital in Atlanta. 

 

Questions to Ask Your Doctor:  View a new publication from CancerCare® for some tips to maximize your appointments.

 

Dexamethasone: tips on use from Dana-Farber.

 

Velcade: IV vs SubQ: read the complete article that was summarized in the June newsletter.

 

Patient Checklist: read the complete blog by Dr. Durie that was discussed in a previous newsletter.

 

Want to fight fatigue and get stronger?  Check out the

LIVESTRONG program at the Y.  It's a FREE 12-week program designed for the period survivors go through between completing treatment and feeling strong enough to return to normal life.

 

 

Latest News

Myeloma Action Month

Myeloma Action Month is spearheaded by the International Myeloma Foundation to help raise awareness about myeloma and help patients be diagnosed more quickly.

This year’s Myeloma Action Month campaign focuses on individuals like YOU – Myeloma Warriors – who are surviving with the disease, supporting loved ones, or helping to find the cure. The campaign’s official hashtag is #myelomawarrior.

We encourage you to Click here to download your favorite badge to post on your social media channels.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You can also print this flyer to post around your community.  Churches, pharmacies, and gyms are great places to spread the word.

2/28 - Gov. Bill Haslam proclaims March as Myeloma Action Month in Tennessee

3/7 - Mayor Coppinger proclaims March as Myeloma Action Month in Hamilton County, TN

3/22 - Commissioner Whitfield proclaims March as Myeloma Action Month in Walker County, GA.