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AAMAC Patient Education Day in Montreal, October 19, 2013

A free Patient Education Day will take place in Montreal, Quebec on Saturday, October 19, 2013. The event will be hosted by the Aplastic Anemia & Myelodysplasia Association of Canada (AAMAC). This is the first time AAMAC has held its Education Day in the province of Quebec.

An exciting day is planned for aplastic anemia, myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS, myelodysplasia), and PNH patients, families, and healthcare professionals.

Patient Education Day attendance is free. Breakfast and lunch are included. Simultaneous translation will be available for all presentations.


  • Dr. Lea Bernard, University of Montreal
  • Dr. Thomas Kiss, Hopital Maisonneuve Rosemont
  • David K. Lee, Health Canada
  • Dr. April A. Shamy, Jewish General Hospital
  • Dr. John Storring, McGill University Health Centre
  • AAMAC staff
  • Patients with stories to share
Topics to be covered:
  • Prognosis in MDS and Treatment Options for Low Risk/High Risk Patients
  • History of Aplastic Anemia Treatments
  • PNH in 2013
  • Clinical Trials
  • Iron Overload
  • Orphan Drug Policy
  • AAMAC news
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AAMAC Patient Education Day

Saturday, October 19, 2013, from 8:00am to 4:00pm
Registration and breakfast begin at 8:00am. The program will begin at 8:30am.
Hôtel de l’Institut (Google map)
3535 rue Saint-Denis, Plateau Mont Royal, H2X 3P1 Montreal Quebec
514-282-5120 (main), 800-361-5111 ext. 5120 (toll-free), 855-229-8189 (toll-free registration)
Download the Registration Form and mail or email it to AAMAC. Registration Forms are also available in the AAMAC Spring and Summer Newsletters or by phoning the AAMAC office at 905-780-0698 or 888-840-0039 toll-free.

The registration deadline is Friday, October 8, 2013.

For more information see the AAMAC Upcoming Events page or contact AAMAC.

If you plan to attend the Patient Education Day, post in this thread to let other attendees know to look for you!

After you attend, let us know what you thought of the event.
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