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September 2016

Toronto MDS Patient Support Group Meeting

September 17 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

PATIENT SUPPORT GROUP MEETING Have you been diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome, aplastic anemia or PNH? Would you like to meet others with the same diagnosis? Join Aplastic Anemia & Myelodysplastic Association of Canada for a SUPPORT GROUP MEETING Saturday, September 17, 2016 10:30am-12:00pm Bloor Street United Church 300 Bloor Street West, Toronto Light refreshments will be served Guest Speaker: Cindy Murray, Nurse Practitioner, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Topic: Managing Common Side Effects of MDS Treatment Please Register at: or…

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World Bone Marrow Day

September 19

World Bone Marrow Day highlights the need of donors for those people who need bone marrow donors desperately. This weekend, many college students campaigned to find donors for upcoming bone marrow drive. As per some reports, every year, about 20,000 individuals in the United States develop some diseases that could be easily treated by transplanting bone marrow. The transfer of bone marrow could be helpful in treating diseases like marrow failure, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, sickle cell disease and leukemia. These…

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October 2016

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 1

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month – October 1 – 31 October marks National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Is there cause for celebration? For many reasons, the answer is a resounding “yes.” Since 1990, the rate of death from breast cancer has been dropping. Research—much of it funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI)—has improved our understanding of breast cancer and produced more effective treatments.  

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European Society for Medical Oncology Congress

October 7 - October 11

European Society for Medical Oncology Congress Copenhagen, Denmark - 07 Oct - 11 Oct 2016

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VII. International Eurasian Hematology Congress

October 13 - October 16
Hilton Istanbul Bosphorus,
Istanbul, Turkey

VII International Eurasian Congress of Hematology will be held in Istanbul, Turkey 13-16 October 2016.  For more information go to: Prof. Dr. Süleyman Dinçer Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Saglio President of Hematology Specialists Association, Turkey Congress President

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18th IPOS World Congress

October 17 - October 21

18th IPOS World Congress in Dublin, Ireland Save the date to attend the 18th IPOS World Congress in Dublin, Ireland, 17-21 October 2016. This is a date change from earlier announcements at the 2015 World Congress. Please be sure to visit the 2016 World Congress website for the latest information!   

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48th Congress of the Int’l Society of Paediatric Oncology

October 19 - October 22
Unnamed Venue,
Dublin, Ireland

The 48th Congress of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP) will take place October 19-22, 2016 in Dublin, Ireland. We would like to invite, and encourage, all healthcare professionals involved in work on cancer in children, adolescents and young adults to join us at the upcoming congress and to contribute to its high scientific quality. A high quality scientific programme covering almost all aspects of paediatric oncology, from basic science to clinical studies will be delivered. NEW to the…

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MDS World Awareness Day

October 25

October 25th is being marked by a global community of patients, patient groups and professionals supporting people living with MDS. October 25th, 2016 represents MDS World Awareness Day. An estimated 60,000 individuals are currently living with MDS in the United States; however, more recent data have estimated much higher incidence and prevalence rates.

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October 27 - October 29
Unnamed Venue,
Estoril, Portugal

European School of Haematology (ESH) 27 - 29 October 2016, Estoril, Portugal 7TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MYELOPROLIFERATIVE NEOPLASMS Chairs: T. Barbui, A.R. Green, R. Levine, H.L. Pahl, R. Skoda, W. Vainchenker, A. Vannucchi

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MDS Patient and Family Forums – Denver, CO and New York, NY

October 29

Denver, CO – Register Now! New York City, NY – Register Now! 

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