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Old Thu Dec 28, 2017, 08:05 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. Baltimore, Maryland - Saturday, July 21, 2018

  8. Minneapolis, Minnesota - Saturday, August 18, 2018

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

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

  11. Miami, Florida - Friday, November 10, 2018
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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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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