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May 23, 2024

MYELOMA MATTERS: MAY 2024

  • Nursing and Clinical trials
  • Tecvayli was recommended for reimbursement by the CDA-AMC
  • The Myeloma Canada Ride: Bike to Beat Myeloma has started off strong, and we still have more kilometers to go!
  • This year is the Multiple Myeloma March’s “Sweet 16”! Have you registered yet?
  • Do you want to be a Patient Representative with Canadian Cancer Trials Group (CCTG)?
  • Myeloma Canada at Innovative Medicine Canada’s Board meeting
  • Myeloma Canada at AQIO’s annual conference
  • New InfoSheets! Managing side effects related to myeloma and its treatments
  • NEW InfoVideo!
  • Our clinical trials InfoGuide gets an update!
  • Congratulations to Kimm Heckman! Myeloma Canada’s 2024 recipient of the Marion State Memorial Nursing Award
  • New Vice Chair for the PAC!
  • Spotlight on Yolande Paine: Living well with myeloma
  • Conference: Talking to Kids about Cancer
  • CCRAN’s 2nd annual pan-tumor Biomarkers Conference
  • Myeloma Canada Webinars
  • Taker money and run
  • The trinity of strength is taking on a 1,200 km bike ride!
  • Run for myeloma! Join us at the Marathon Beneva de Montréal
  • and more!

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April 26, 2024

MYELOMA MATTERS : APRIL 2024

  • Thank you to our volunteers
  • Myeloma Canada science and research impact report 2023
  • Multiple Myeloma: Primary Care Management and Referral
  • Aldo Del Col 2024 research grant
  • The Myeloma Canada Rides start in less than a month!
  • Rappel to repel myeloma: Join us in scaling new heights!
  • The Multiple Myeloma March is back!
  • Canada saw myeloma red for Myeloma Awareness Month 2024
  • Surveys!
  • Coming soon: 2023 Advocacy activities recap
  • Drum roll… Here are the winners of the 2023 Myeloma Canada Community Awards!
  • Find YOUR community with MC LOUNGE!
  • A round of applause for Martine and her new role!
  • Congratulations to website super sleuth, Brian Snowdon!
  • Spotlight on Nic Ahola: Living with multiple myeloma
  • Myeloma Canada InfoSessions
  • Myeloma Canada Webinars
  • Multiple Myeloma: The Ultimate Test
  • Myeloma was in the house at Perth Curling Club!
  • and more!

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March 21, 2024

MYELOMA MATTERS: MARCH 2024

  • Spring has sprung!
  • You guys are red hot: Update on 2024 Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month
  • Gear up for a cause: Bike to Beat Myeloma!
  • It’s here! Find YOUR myeloma community with MC LOUNGE!
  • Pesticides and myeloma
  • Promotion of Aidan Robertson to the position of Health Policy and Advocacy Advisor!
  • Spotlight on Jessica Slack: Finding myeloma by fluke
  • Myeloma Canada InfoSessions
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada Webinar
  • Fundraisers of every kind
  • and more!

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February 23, 2024

MYELOMA MATTERS: FEBRUARY 2024

  • New campaign
  • 15th annual Myeloma Canada Scientific Roundtable
  • Myeloma Canada Grants: Now accepting 2024 applications!
  • Selinexor is now funded in Manitoba!
  • Reassessment of the relevance of introducing pathogen reduction technologies into the production of labile blood products (red blood cells, plasma, and platelets) in Quebec.
  • Announcing our 2024 Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month campaign!
  • Get your pedal on: Bike to beat myeloma!
  • Introducing the latest addition to our educational resources: Managing Myeloma in Rural and Remote Areas InfoGuide
  • NEW! Za’atar Turmeric Chicken recipe
  • Spotlight on Lilowtie Ramdass: Through the eyes a daughter and caregiver
  • The next Myeloma Canada Patient and Caregiver Conference will be held in Toronto on March 22, 2024!
  • Myeloma Canada Webinars
  • Announcing “The Classics”: A Musical celebration for myeloma in London, ON

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January 26, 2024

MYELOMA MATTERS: JANUARY 2024

  • New treatments coming to the forefront
  • Elranatamab approved by Health Canada
  • Announcing: Myeloma Canada’s new website!
  • New InfoSheet: Understanding relapsed/refractory myeloma!
  • Scaling new heights: Join us and rappel to repel myeloma!
  • Score big together: Join our fundraising collaboration with the Laval Rocket!
  • Run for Myeloma: Join us at the Marathon Beneva de Montréal
  • Spotlight on Megan and Dwight Gardiner: Supporting our loved ones and others is key

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January 17, 2024

MYELOMA MATTERS: DECEMBER 2023

  • Myeloma Canada achieved accreditation for the Imagine Canada Standards Program
  • December 2023 myeloma research updates
  • Travel insurance coverage for myeloma patients
  • CAR T-cell therapy delays
  • Call to action by the immunocompromised community
  • Clinical Trials Quebec, a brand-new information and services hub for all things clinical research
  • New Myeloma Canada educational resources on Graft-versus-host disease (GvHD) and palliative care
  • Giving Tuesday keeps on giving!
  • Your Voice Matters: Feedback on and for Myeloma Canada
  • Spotlight on Ashley Dieks: I refuse to stop for myeloma!
  • In the community: latest fundraising activities

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