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Latest Bing Center News

Latest News in the Treatment of WM - TELECONFERENCE 3/19/2020

Latest News in the Treatment of WM - TELECONFERENCE 3/19/2020

UPDATED 4/1/2020: CancerCare, in association with the IWMF, is holding a Teleconference titled –  The Latest News in the Treatment of Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia on Thursday, March 19th  from 1:10-2:30  pm Eastern Time (ET). Presenting will be Steven Treon, MD, Ph.D, Christian Buske, MD, Carolyn Messner, DSW, OSW-C, FAPOS, FAOSW, and Carl Harrington (IWMF).

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25th Annual IWMF Educational Forum - CANCELLED

25th Annual IWMF Educational Forum - CANCELLED

IWMF Cancels 2020 IWMF Ed Forum Due to the coronavirus global health pandemic we are all facing now, and out of concern for the health and safety of the worldwide community of WM patients, families, caregivers, and medical professionals, the IWMF has cancelled the 2020 Education Forum that was scheduled to take place in Renton, Washington from June 5-7, 2020.

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Steven Treon, MD, PhD to serve as advisor to IWMF Board

Steven Treon, MD, PhD to serve as advisor to IWMF Board

Dr. Steven Treon, MD, PhD, (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute) has agreed to advise the IWMF Board of Trustees. Dr. Treon joins Dr. Ansell of the Mayo Clinic in providing the critical perspective of world-renowned clinicians/researchers to the IWMF Board. Dr. Treon and Dr. Ansell also will jointly co-chair the IWMF Scientific Advisory Committee.

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Florida Blood Cancer Conference 2020 (LLS)

Florida Blood Cancer Conference 2020 (LLS)

Dr. Steven Treon will be lecturing at the upcoming Blood Cancer Conference (BCC), one of many programs developed by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) to meet the needs of patients, survivors, families and oncology professionals, the people who deal with blood cancer every day and the people who care for them. BCC attendees receive the most current information and access to local resources to help navigate and make informed decisions about their treatment and survivorship.

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ASH 2019 - Bing Center Presentations

ASH 2019 - Bing Center Presentations

The ASH 2019 conference was held in Orlando, FL from December 7-10, 2019. Researchers from the Bing Center contributed an oral presentation (Guang Yang), and three posters (Jorge Castill, and Xia Liu).  

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IWMF Adds Three Members to Scientific Advisory Committee

IWMF Adds Three Members to Scientific Advisory Committee

The IWMF is proud to welcome three new members to its Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) chaired by Dr. Stephen Ansell of the Mayo Clinic and Dr. Steven Treon of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The new members, Dr. Zachary Hunter from Dana-Farber, Boston, USA, Dr. Christian Buske from Ulm, Germany, and Dr. Monique Minnema of The Netherlands, were invited to participate because of their expertise in specific research areas identified by the IWMF-LLS Strategic Research Roadmap for WM.

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Dr. Edward Laane - Running for WM! (Part-2)

Dr. Edward Laane - Running for WM! (Part-2)

On November3, 2019, Dr. Edward Laane ran the Osaka Yodo River Half Marathon, to raise money for Waldenstrom's research. His pure running time was 2.26.07 with his official time listed at 2.31.0. As Dr. Laane recalls, "The run was difficult. It was sunny, and a little bit hot. The first part, 6.5 miles was a little easier. My time was approximately 1h 10 min, but the second part was very difficult. But I was thinking about the patients who have gone through so much treatment and this gave me more strength to finish.

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New Approaches to treating Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia

New Approaches to treating Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia

At the 2019 Lymphoma & Myeloma Congress, Steven Treon, MD, PhD, FACP, FRCP, Harvard University, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Bing Center for Waldenström Macroglobulinemia, Boston, Massachusetts, provided an update on the latest research in the treatment of Waldenström Macroglobulinemia.

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Dr. Edward Laane - Running for WM!

Dr. Edward Laane - Running for WM!

Dr. Edward Laane is running in the Osaka Yodo River Citizens Marathon to raise money for Waldenstrom's research!

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IMW-17 Young Investigator Awards

IMW-17 Young Investigator Awards

Congratulations to the following Bing Center researchers for their Young Investigator Awards at the 17th International Workshop on Multiple Myeloma!

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