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Old Tue Dec 18, 2007, 04:42 PM
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AA&MDSIF 2008 Patient & Family Conference

Save the dates!
Sat July 26, 2008: AAMDSIF Nurses Conference
Sun July 27, 2008: AAMDSIF Patient & Family Conference (evening)
Mon July 28, 2008: AAMDSIF Patient & Family Conference
Tue July 29, 2008: AAMDSIF Patient & Family Conference
Wed July 30, 2008: Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill
The Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation (AA&MDSIF) has announced that its 2008 Patient & Family Conference will be held in Arlington, Virginia, just across the river from Washington, DC. The Conference will mark the 25th anniversary of the Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation.

The Conference will begin on Sunday evening, July 27, 2008, and run through Tuesday, July 29. Hundreds of patients and their families will attend, from across the U.S. and from other countries. They will hear from leading medical experts about the latest in research and treatment, have their questions answered, share experiences, and make friends.

The Conference will be held at the Crystal Gateway Marriott hotel:
1700 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202
Phone: 703-920-3230
Fax: 703-271-5212
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The AA&MDSIF Third Annual Nurses Conference (title: Bone Marrow Failure Conference: Diagnostic and Treatment Issues for Nurses) will be held in the same hotel on Saturday, July 26, one day prior to the Patient & Family Conference.

Wednesday, July 30, the day after the Patient & Family Conference, will be an "advocacy day" on Capitol Hill. The Foundation will organize visits with Congressional representatives during which patients and caregivers can share their concerns about issues affecting people with bone marrow failure diseases.

More information, the full schedule, and details about registration will be posted here when they become available.
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Old Fri Feb 29, 2008, 01:02 AM
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Registration for the 2008 Patient & Family Conference will begin April 1. Watch Marrowforums for news about the conference, including registration details as soon as they become available.

The conference will begin with an evening reception and guest speaker on Sunday, July 27, 2008.
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Old Tue Apr 29, 2008, 01:56 AM
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Patient & Family Conference registration is now open!

For details, see today's news story.
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Old Fri Jul 25, 2008, 11:28 PM
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A tip for Conference attendees

It will be very warm outdoors in Washington DC, but it's likely to be quite cool in the meeting rooms. If you want to avoid being chilly, you may want to bring along a light sweater.
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