Webcast Alert: Continuous Therapy in Multiple Myeloma - Science Media Workshop

By International Myeloma Foundation, PRNE
Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Continuous or maintenance treatment is the new approach to cancer.

ORLANDO, Florida, December 2, 2010 - Multiple myeloma is one of the cancers that leads the way in this new
approach to treatment. Hear directly from doctors and patients leading the
way at a science journalist's workshop on the new paradigm of CONTINUOUS
(maintenance) treatment for multiple myeloma, hosted by the International
Myeloma Foundation (IMF), with Brian Durie, MD chairman of the IMF discussing
myeloma's growing incidence worldwide and how novel therapies provide a
roadmap for treatment blood cancers; including comments from the two leading
physicians on the latest data presented at the American Society of Hematology
(ASH) congress that support this approach: Prof. Antonio Palumbo (University
of Torino, Italy) and Dr. Philip McCarthy (Roswell Park Cancer Institute, New

What: Continuous Therapy in Multiple Myeloma - Science Media Workshop

When: Monday, December 6th / 6:30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. EST


How: Archived online, and available to access starting on Tuesday,
December 7th
at 12:00 a.m. EST — Simply log on to the web at the address

Contact: Natalie Murphy- nmurphy@webershandwick.com - C: +1 917-860-0097

The International Myeloma Foundation is the oldest and largest myeloma
organization, reaching more than 195,000 members in 113 countries worldwide.
A 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life
of myeloma patients and their families, the IMF focuses in four key areas:
research, education, support, and advocacy. To date, the IMF has conducted
more than 200 educational seminars worldwide, maintains a world-renowned
hotline, and operates Bank on a Cure(R), a unique gene bank to advance
myeloma research. The IMF can be reached at (800) 452-CURE. The global
website is www.myeloma.org.

Minimum Requirements to listen to broadcast: The Windows Media Player
software, downloadable free from www.microsoft.com and at least a
56Kbps connection to the Internet. If you experience problems listening to
the webcast, send an E-mail to: webcast@multivu.com.

Natalie Murphy, nmurphy at webershandwick.com or C: +1-917-860-0097

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