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MDS Foundation to Hold Eleven MDS Patient and Family Forums in 2013

The Myelodysplastic Syndromes Foundation will hold 11 free one-day conferences for MDS patients and their families in 2013. Attendees at each conference will hear from leading MDS experts. Breakfast and lunch are included.

To sign up for any conference or get more information, phone the MDS Foundation at 1-800-MDS-0839 (1-800-637-0839, toll-free) or 609-298-1035 (outside the U.S.) or email Deborah Murray at dmurray@mds-foundation.org.


Conference locations and schedule

Click links for conference threads.
Gainesville, Florida - Saturday February 23, 2013
Speaker:
  • Dr. Christopher Cogle
    University of Florida & Shands Hospital
San Diego, California - Saturday March 2, 2013
Speakers:
  • Dr. Rafael Bejar and Dr. Peter Curtin
    Moores Cancer Center at the University of California, San Diego
Portland, Oregon - Saturday March 23, 2013
Speaker:
  • Dr. Gabrielle Meyers
    OHSU Knight Cancer Institute
Atlanta, Georgia - Saturday April 20, 2013
Speaker:
  • Dr. Amelia Langston
    Emory Winship Cancer Institute
Berlin, Germany - Saturday May 11, 2013
This MDS Patient & Family Forum is being held in conjunction with the The 12th International Symposium on Myelodysplastic Syndromes, which takes place May 8 to May 11 in Berlin.
Detroit, Michigan - Saturday June 15, 2013
Speaker:
  • Dr. Abhinav Deol
    Karmanos Cancer Institute at Wayne State University
Chicago, Illinois - Saturday July 13, 2013
Speaker:
  • Jamile Shammo, MD
    Rush University Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Friday August 23, 2013
Speaker to be announced.
Long Island, New York - Saturday September 28, 2013
Speaker:
  • Steven L. Allen, MD
    Monter Cancer Center/NSLIJ Cancer Institute
Indianapolis, Indiana - Saturday October 12, 2013
Speaker:
  • Larry Cripe, MD
    Indiana University Simon Cancer Center
Buffalo, New York
Watch The MDS Foundation's Patient and Family Forums page for announcement of the date.
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