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July 2015

African American Bone Marrow Awareness Month

July 1

July is African American Bone Marrow Awareness Month. Donating marrow can cure someone with life-threatening blood cancers. But only 6 out of 10 African American patients will receive the bone marrow transplant they need. Help raise awareness and join the registry today!

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International Conference on Cancer Nursing (ICCN) 2015 in Vancouver, Canada

July 8 @ 8:00 am - July 11 @ 5:00 pm

International Conference on Cancer Nursing (ICCN) 2015 ISNCC is thrilled to announce that the International Conference on Cancer Nursing (ICCN) 2015 will be held from July 8 – 11, 2015 at Westin Bayshore Hotel in Vancouver, Canada!  The theme for ICCN 2015 is Cancer Nursing Research: Global Strategies and Implications for Evidence Based Practice. ICCN is the longest running international conference for our profession and offers a unique opportunity to meet with international cancer nursing leaders from around the world,…

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MDS Patient and Family Forum – Cleveland, OH

July 18

Please join us on Saturday, July 18, 2015 in Cleveland, OH for our next MDS Patient & Family Forum.  Registration is required.  For more information, please contact: Deborah Murray at 1-800-637-0839 or email dmurray@mds-foundation.org. Meet a leading expert in the field of MDS.  Complimentary breakfast and lunch. REGISTER HERE:  http://www.mds-foundation.org/patient-and-family-forums/

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September 2015

Blood Cancer Awareness Month

September 1

Blood Cancer Awareness Month September 1 – 30 September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month – We’d like to encourage everyone to give blood! Blood cancers like MDS require patients to receive regular blood transfusions.

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Blood Cancer Awareness Month

September 1

September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month – We’d like to encourage everyone to give blood! Blood cancers like MDS require patients to receive regular blood transfusions.

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European Society for Medical Oncology Congress

September 25 - 29

The 2015 ECCO ESMO Congress will take place at Reed Messe Wien from 25 to 29 september 2015.   http://www.esmo.org/

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October 2015

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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MDS Patient and Family Forum – Philadelphia, PA

October 3

Please join us on Saturday, October 3, 2015 in Philadelphia, PA for our next MDS Patient & Family Forum.  Registration is required.  For more information, please contact: Deborah Murray at 1-800-637-0839 or email dmurray@mds-foundation.org. Meet a leading expert in the field of MDS.  Complimentary breakfast and lunch. Guest Speaker:  Patricia Kropf, MD; Fox Chase Cancer Center REGISTER HERE:  http://www.mds-foundation.org/patient-and-family-forums/  

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VI. International Eurasian Hematology Congress

October 14 - 18
The Mardan Palace,
Antalya, Turkey

Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to announce that VI. International Eurasian Congress of Hematology will be held in the Mardan Palace Hotel in Antalya between 14-18 October 2015. In 2014, our congress has made progress on becoming one of the world’s leading international conventions with the participation of our colleagues from 34 different countries.  For more information go to this link:  http://www.avrasyahematoloji2015.org/ We believe deep in our hearts that with its special concept, the Eurasian Congress of Hematology will fill…

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MDS Patient and Family Forum – New Haven, CT

October 24

Please join us to celebrate MDS World Awareness Day, Saturday, October 24, 2015 in New Haven, CT for our next MDS Patient & Family Forum.  Registration is required.  For more information, please contact: Deborah Murray at 1-800-637-0839 or email dmurray@mds-foundation.org. Meet a leading expert in the field of MDS.  Complimentary breakfast and lunch. Guest Speaker: Steven Gore, MD; Yale Cancer Center REGISTER HERE:  http://www.mds-foundation.org/patient-and-family-forums/

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