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One-day Patient Conference in Rockville, Maryland, May 18, 2019

A free half-day patient conference will be held in Rockville, MD on Saturday, May 18, 2019. The conference, hosted by the Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation (AA&MDSIF), is one of six one-day patient conferences in 2019.

The conference is for bone marrow failure disease patients and their families and for medical professionals who care for these patients.

Diseases covered:
  • acute myeloid leukemia (AML)
  • aplastic anemia (AA)
  • chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)
  • chronic myelomonocytic leukemia (CMML)
  • graft versus host disease (GVHD)
  • myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS)
  • myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs)
  • pediatric blood cancers or bone marrow failure diseases
  • paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH)
  • pure red cell aplasia (PRCA)
  • other related diseases
The conference will include parallel (simultaneous) sessions on disease diagnosis, treatment, and research, a session on transplants, and a 35th anniversary Awards Luncheon.

Conference attendance is free. Breakfast and lunch are included. Discounted hotel rates are available to those who want to stay overnight.

Conference Program

Come hear the latest information about diagnosis, treatment, and medical research from leading experts. Patients and family members will also be able to
  • meet medical experts face-to-face
  • hear about the latest treatments and medical research
  • have your questions answered
  • get to know other patients and family members like yourselves

AA&MDSIF Patient and Family Conference: Living with Aplastic Anemia, MDS, or PNH

When:
Saturday, May 18, 2019, 8:30am to 12:00pm
Check-in begins at 7:30am.
Where:
The Universities at Shady Grove, Building II
9630 Gudelsky Drive
Rockville, MD 20850 (Google map)
Conference registration:
To register for the conference, click REGISTER on the event page.

For more information see the AA&MDSIF event page.

If you plan to attend this conference, post in this thread to let other attendees know to look for you!

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