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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia, including Staging
  • Symptoms & Signs
  • Current Standard of Care & New Treatment Options
  • The Important Role of Clinical Trials
  • Controlling Symptoms & Treatment Side Effects, including Reducing Complications
  • Treatment Follow-Up Care
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team
  • Hydration/Nutrition Concerns & Tips
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Stephen M. Ansell, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Consultant, Division of Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic

Steven Treon, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Director, Bing Center for Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia

Carl Harrington

President, The International Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia Foundation (IWMF)

Sarah Kelly, MSW

Older Adult Program Coordinator, CancerCare


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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on September 2, 2015.

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The information presented in this workshop is provided for your general information only. It is not intended as medical advice and should not be relied upon as a substitute for consultations with qualified health professionals who are aware of your specific situation. We encourage you to take information and questions back to your individual health care provider as a way of creating a dialogue and partnership about your cancer and your treatment.

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