Happy New Year!

We're so thrilled to share that we are celebrating 30 years in 2022! We are working on many ways we will share the history, excitement and jubilation.

It is our "pearl" anniversary and DO we have pearls to share--best practices, best tips---pearls of wisdom for every stage of the bone marrow/stem cell and Car T Cell Therapy journey.

Stay tuned!

First, below we have a wonderful GVHD webinar scheduled in a few weeks that we want to be sure to share with you today.

Lunch & Learn
with the LINK

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

Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022
Noon EST (one hour)

Good Nutrition the New Year

Special Thanks To Our Sponsors: 
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Pharmacyclics & Janssen

We also thank our Esteemed Link Partners, listed at the end of this newsletter.

This month’s call in program will focus on focus on nutrition—what to eat, what to skip, relevant information on guidelines and more. Amy Carion, Registered Dietician, Henry Ford Cancer Institute-Stem Cell Transplant and Cellular Therapy Program will share her expertise. Amy is passionate about chronic disease prevention, living a healthy, active lifestyle and sports nutrition. Rhonda Kokot,a long term survivor, will also let us know she does to stay on track, offering best tips and tried and true practices. Jennifer Gillette, our licensed staff social worker will host this call. There will be plenty of time for live questions.

This 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)

To register for this Lunch & Learn, please click above, to access the quick registration form.
The form contains the call in details needed.
If you have any technical issues related to registering, please contact peggyburkhard@nbmtlink.org or call (248) 770-5172. Note: YOU call in to participate.
(We do not call you.)
Spotlight on a Link Partner

Below is the info for this wonderful, FREE Meredith Cowden Symposium
Jan. 28, 2022, from 10 am to Noon EST

Join the Celebration!

Survivors, let us help YOU celebrate your 2nd birthday—your second chance at life! The National Bone Marrow Transplant Link would love to send you a free, Celebrating 2nd Birthday Postcard annually, to be received in the month of your transplant to acknowledge your transplant anniversary! Sign up today by emailing your name and home address to cindyburke@nbmtlink.org. Wishing you many more healthy and happy birthdays to come!
How We Help Others!
We are a phone call or email away for patients and their loved ones.
Patients, caregivers and health care professionals are amongst those we aim to help.
We cannot do it without the support of corporations, foundations and individuals like you!

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, bookmark 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)
City of Hope
Dana-Farber Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center
Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Network
Henry Ford Cancer Institute - Stem Cell Transplant and Cellular Therapy Program
Incyte Corporation
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Meredith A. Cowden Foundation
Nebraska Medicine
Oregon Health & Science University Knight Cancer Center
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
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
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center