As we welcome 2023, we thank you for your support.
We are hard at work developing some new programs and we look forward to sharing more soon.

Our first Lunch & Learn for 2023 will focus on
Acute Graft Versus Host Disease
Please see below to register and for more on this important program.

We also just rolled out our newest season of podcasts, Marrow Masters, Season 9: What I Wish I Knew Before Transplant. You'll meet several awe-inspiring survivors, caregivers and health care professionals who will share their best tips--and it's really good stuff.

Lunch & Learn
with the LINK

A Telephone Support Program for Patients,
Families/Caregivers/Loved Ones

Acute Graft Versus Host Disease and Its Many Challenges

Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023
NOON EST (one hour)

This month, we will discuss about acute Graft Versus Host Disease (aGVHD). Dr. Phuong Vo, an Assistant Professor at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center will help the newly transplanted and their loved ones better understand the potential complications that can take place in the first 100 days post-transplant focusing on acute GVHD. Dr. Vo will cover the common symptoms, how to diagnose, how to treat and what you need to do to prevent this complication.
As well, Lisa Loutzenhiser, an AML survivor since early 2020 will share her personal experience and valuable tips regarding acute issues. The nbmtLINK’s licensed staff social worker, Jennifer Gillette will facilitate the program. There will also be plenty of time for live questions.

If you have any technical issues related to registering, please email, cindyburke@nbmtlink.org or call (248) 496-3206. The call-in information is contained in the form you use to register. Note: YOU call in participate.
(We do not call you.)

FREE program is intended to provide psychosocial and emotional
support along with health information from national experts regarding
critical topics surrounding cancer and treatments.
This program is recorded and available on our website
one week after airing live, www.nbmtlink.org.

Special Thanks To Our Sponsors: 
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Incyte, Pharmacyclics & Janssen
and Omeros Corporation 
We also thank our Esteemed Link Partners, listed at the end of this newsletter.

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Special thanks to our Esteemed Link Partners, listed below, who make everything we do possible through their support.

Link Partners include cancer centers and allied partners who annually support our mission of providing psychosocial support to patients, caregivers, their families and health care professionals dedicated to helping people navigate a bone marrow transplant. If you would like to learn more about the many benefits (books, programs, hyperlink on our website, flier inclusion) to being a Link Partner, please do not hesitate to contact us at (248) 358-1886.

  • American Society for Transplantation and Cellular Therapy (ASTCT)
  • Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute
  • Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at Northside Hospital
  • Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR)
  • Dana-Farber Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center
  • DKMS 
  • Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center
  • Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Network
  • Henry Ford Health- Cancer
  • Incyte
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Meredith A. Cowden Foundation
  • Nebraska Medicine
  • Oregon Health & Science University Knight Cancer Center
  • Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington
  • University School of Medicine
  • Spectrum Health Cancer Center
  • Stem Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapy Program, John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center
  • The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center
  • University of Michigan Health Rogel Cancer Center
  • Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center