New and Improved Multiple Myeloma Patient Handbook is Now Available Online and in Print!
Myeloma Canada’s Multiple Myeloma Patient Handbook is an educational publication that includes everything you need to know about myeloma and its treatment and management. Updates in the 2017 version includes:

  • Newly approved myeloma drugs
  • Revised International Myeloma Working Group (IMWG) diagnosis criteria
  • Updated advocacy section

Please note, all Myeloma Canada educational publications are available on Myeloma Canada’s website under the “Resources” tab. Visit myeloma.ca to see the new version.
To order a hard copy of the Patient Handbook, or other InfoGuides, contact us by email at contact@myeloma.ca or call us toll-free at 1-888-798‑5771.
Spotlight on Verne Saunderson: My Experience on a Clinical Trial
“Trying a new drug gave me hope. I wasn’t going to give up.”
 
Cancer Patients Celebrate a New Program for Take-home Cancer Medications in Nova Scotia
The CanCertainty Coalition, a united voice for 35 Canadian cancer organizations that includes Myeloma Canada, applauds the McNeil Government’s decision to address the funding gap for take-home cancer medications by eliminating much of the financial hardship and related stress that patients in the province face, as announced in September.
MCRN Researchers Selected to Present Clinical Trials Results at the American Society of Hematology Meeting (ASH) in December
Three abstracts from Canadian investigators were recently selected for presentation at the upcoming American Society of Hematology (ASH) 2017 annual meeting being held December 9-12, 2017 in Atlanta.
Upcoming Events
59th ASH Annual Meeting & Exposition

The Premier Event in Malignant and Non-malignant Hematology

The American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting provides invaluable educational experience and the opportunity to review thousands of scientific abstracts highlighting updates in the hottest topics in hematology. An expected 25,000 hematology professionals from every subspecialty will be present at this meeting, including many of our Canadian researchers who will be presenting abstracts and posters. Kudos to our Canadian team for putting our Canadian talent on the map!
SAVE THE DATE!
Radisson Hotel Vancouver Airport - May 12-13, 2018
Myeloma Canada National Conference for Patients, Caregivers and the Medical Community
 
Stay tuned for details on the upcoming 2018 Myeloma Canada National Conference in Vancouver, BC. This two-day conference is an opportunity to get updated on the latest news in myeloma research, treatments and disease management. This must-attend meeting will include practical workshops, as well as informational presentations from leading myeloma experts and an opportunity to meet and exchange with other patients, caregivers and health care professionals. Stay tuned for details.
This Holiday Season, Shop Online and Support Myeloma Canada at no Extra Cost!

You can now shop at your favourite stores online AND support Myeloma Canada at no extra cost! All you have to do is become an iGive member and start your holiday shopping!

iGive.com is a FREE service where online shopping helps supporters donate funds to a cause of their choice at no additional charge to the supporter or the cause!
In the Community
Find out what’s happening this fall in the Canadian myeloma community.
Our Goal Has Been Reached!
Dear Marchers, Donors, Sponsors, Volunteers and Supporters,
On behalf of the team at Myeloma Canada, we would like to officially announce that as of November 6, 2017 we have officially surpassed our $500,000 goal for the 2017 Multiple Myeloma March campaign, raising  $501,662! 
 
It is thanks to all of the outstanding dedication from each and every one of you that we are able to move mountains to make myeloma matter, and we couldn’t be more grateful for your support. It has been an absolute whirlwind of a year with a record 17 Multiple Myeloma Marches in 7 provinces,.
 
Congratulations and hats-off to all of the fundraisers and teams for your contributions towards reaching our collective goal this year. Our spirited community truly knows what it means to be Canadian. 
 
The Myeloma Canada Team
Give the Gift of Hope this Holiday Season
With the holidays just around the corner, give the gift of hope by supporting Canadian myeloma research and patient programs in honour of a loved one.

With a minimum donation of $25 to Myeloma Canada, a meaningful greeting card will be sent on your behalf to lift a special someone's holiday spirit.