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One-day Patient and Family Forum in Chicago, Illinois, July 25, 2020
A free one-day patient and family forum will be held in Chicago, IL, on Saturday, July 25, 2020 (postponed from May 16, 2020). The forum will be hosted by the MDS Foundation. It is the last of 11 patient and family forums scheduled for 2020.

Attendees will hear from leading MDS experts. Breakfast and lunch are included.

Topics to be covered:
  • Defining MDS
  • Current Therapies, Treatment Options, Bone Marrow Transplants, and Clinical Trials
  • Patient & Caregiver Discussions
  • Psychosocial Challenges, Quality of Life, and Quick Tips for Patients and Caregivers
  • Open discussion
  • Breakout sessions
Presenters will include Dr. Jamile Shammo, Rush University Medical Center.

Saturday, July 25, 2020, from 9:00am to 2:30pm
Chicago Marriott at Medical District/UIC
Ballroom A/B (Lower Level)
625 South Ashland Ave at W Harrison St., Chicago, IL 60607 (Google map)

Mention the meeting for complimentary valet parking.
Use the online registration form or contact Janice Butchko at 1-800-637-0839 x212 or by email.
For more information, see the event flyer or contact Janice Butchko.

If you plan to attend this patient and family forum, post in this thread to let other attendees know to look for you!

After the patient and family forum, let us know what you thought of the event.

Marrowforums Tue Apr 7, 2020 11:20 AM

The Chicago Patient and Family Forum, originally scheduled for Saturday, May 16, 2020, has been postponed to Saturday, July 25, 2020, as a precaution against exposure to the COVID-19 virus.

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