Fort McMurray (AB) InfoSession

May 9, 2024 - 9:00 AM-1:00 PM

Fort McMurray InfoSession for Patients & Caregivers

Date: May 9, 2024 (Thursday)
Time: 9:00 AM-1:00 PM MT
Location: Virtual (via Zoom)

Guest speakers:
Dr Joanne Hewitt, PhD, NP, CON(C), CCR
Nurse Practitioner
Hematology Tumour Group
Cross Cancer Institute

Danielle Postma, BScN, RN

Michelle Gardecki, BScN, RN
Registered Nurse
Clinical Trials Unit
Cross Cancer Institute

Dr Irwindeep Sandhu
Hematologist and Oncologist
Cross Cancer Institute

Lorelei Dalrymple 
Former President, Myeloma Alberta Support Society

9:00-10:00 AM: Who is Myeloma Canada? How Do We Help? (Chantel Wicks, Regional Community Engagement and Development Manager – Ontario, Myeloma Canada)

10:00-10:45 AM: Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (
Dr Joanne Hewitt, PhD, NP, CON(C), CCRP, Nurse Practitioner, Hematology Tumour Group, Cross Cancer Institute)
10:45-11:15 AM: Uncover the Basics: Myeloma Management Gems (Danielle Postma, BScN, RN)
11:15-11:30 AM: Break
11:30 AM-12:00 PM: The Role of the Clinical Research Nurse in Your Care (
Michelle Gardecki, BScN, RN, Registered Nurse, Clinical Trials Unit, Cross Cancer Institute)
12:00-12:30 PM: Myeloma 101 and Treatments (
Dr Irwindeep Sandhu, Hematologist and Oncologist, Cross Cancer Institute)
12:30-1:00 PM: My Myeloma Journey (Lorelei Dalrymple, Former President, Myeloma Alberta Support Society)




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