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Old Thu Dec 28, 2017, 09:05 PM
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MDS Foundation to Hold 11 U.S. MDS Patient and Family Forums in 2018

The Myelodysplastic Syndromes Foundation will hold 11 free one-day conferences for MDS patients and their families in 2018. Ten will be in the U.S. and one will be in Stockholm.

Attendees at each conference will hear from leading MDS experts. Breakfast and lunch are included. The sessions will cover the defining characteristics of MDS, treatment options, bone marrow transplants, clinical trials, quality of life issues, and quick tips for patients and caregivers. There will also be a support group open discussion.


Family Forum Schedule (click link for conference details)
  1. San Diego, California - Saturday, February 3, 2018

  2. Albuquerque, New Mexico - Saturday, March 3, 2018

  3. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Saturday, April 28, 2018

  4. Salt Lake City, Utah - Saturday, May 5, 1028

  5. Hackensack, New Jersey - Saturday, June 9, 2018

  6. Stockholm, Sweden - Wednesday, June 13, 2018

  7. Boston, Massachusetts - Saturday, July 21, 2018 (previously scheduled for Baltimore, Maryland)

  8. Minneapolis, Minnesota - Saturday, August 11, 2018

  9. Charlottesville, Virginia - Saturday, September 15, 2018 - meeting postponed

  10. Cincinnati, Ohio - Saturday, September 29, 2018

  11. Miami, Florida - Friday, November 10, 2018 (in conjunction with the Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation (AA&MDSIF))
To sign up for any conference or get more information, use online registration, phone the MDS Foundation at 1-800-MDS-0839 (1-800-637-0839, toll-free) extension 212 (or 609-298-1035 outside the U.S.) or email Janice Butchko at jbutchko@mds-foundation.org.

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Old Thu Dec 28, 2017, 09:26 PM
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Registration is now open for the MDS Patient and Family Forums in San Diego, California (Saturday, February 3, 2018) and Albuquerque, New Mexico (Saturday, March 3, 2018).

Click the links in the first post above for details.
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Old Fri Jul 13, 2018, 03:40 PM
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Registration is now open for the MDS Patient and Family Forums in
  • Boston, Massachusetts (Saturday, July 21, 2018) -- previously scheduled for Baltimore, Maryland

  • Minneapolis, Minnesota (Saturday, August 11, 2018)

  • Charlottesville, Virginia (Saturday September 15, 2018) -- meeting postponed

  • Miami, Florida (Saturday, November 10).
Click the links in the first post above for details.
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Registration is now open for the MDS Patient and Family Forum in Cincinnati, Ohio on Saturday, September 29, 2018.

Click the link in the first post above for details.
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The September 15 forum in Charlottesville, Virginia has been postponed due to hurricane Florence.

A new date has not yet been scheduled.

For more information, contact Janice Butchko at 1-800-637-0839 x212 or by email.
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