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Old Sat Jan 28, 2017, 05:02 PM
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One-day Patient and Family Forum in Gainesville, Florida, February 25, 2017

A free one-day patient and family forum will be held in Gainesville, FL, on Saturday, February 25, 2017. The forum will be hosted by the MDS Foundation. It is one of 10 patient and family forums scheduled for 2017.

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

Topics to be covered:
  • Therapies and Patient Treatment Options
  • Patient Support Group Open Discussion
  • Quick Tips for Patients and Caregivers
Presenters will include Dr. Christopher R. Cogle of the University of Florida.

When:
Saturday, February 25, 2017, from 9:30am to 3:00pm
Where:
UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital
1515 SW Archer Road, Gainesville, FL 32608 (Google map)
Registration:
Use the online registration form or contact Janice Butchko at 1-800-637-0839 x208 or by email.
For more information:
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.
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Old Thu Feb 16, 2017, 01:36 PM
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Want to attend

I am new to the forum and this is really my first post, after reading all the FAQs and other information. I am going to try to get to Gainesville, so maybe I will meet some of you there.
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Patti, diagnosed MDS, with chromosome 7 deletion in April 2015, now waiting to start treatment after last bm biopsy; currently getting neupogen shots weekly for neutropenia; AML in remission, diagnosed 8/2012, treated with idarubicin and cytarabine for induction and two consolidations
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