Category Archives: Rochester

Rochester – May 2018: A Wide Range of Discussion

Our May 19 meeting consisted of an intimate discussion of random topics with some regular attendees.  It was very enjoyable.  There was not specific agenda, but we filled the two hours will very rich conversation.  

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Rochester – March 2018: Myeloma Action Month & Survivorship

On Saturday, March 17, we had a well attended meeting with great discussion. The meeting started with a presentation on survivorship to recognize that March is Myeloma Action Month (MAM). We then moved on to introductions an open discussion. I … Continue reading

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Rochester – February 2018: A Day to Ourselves

For our February 17 meeting, we had open discussion.  Attendees were many of our local regulars and the conversation was very good.  A lot of sharing of experiences and discussion about how to move forward with treatment. People also provided … Continue reading

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Rochester – January 2018: ASH Conference Review

For those who were able to attend, you know this was an important meeting. Dr. Francis Buadi, M.D., Myeloma specialist from Mayo Clinic Bone Marrow Transplant Program provided updates from the 2017 ASH meeting and general Q&A.  The meeting was … Continue reading

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Rochester – December 2017: Relaxed and Relaxing Meeting

Rochester – December 16, 2017 Although we did not have an “official” meeting, there were about 5 of us who came for a donut and stayed for casual discussion. A few people drifted in and out to socialize. December may … Continue reading

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Rochester – October 2017: A Couple’s Myeloma Journey

Rochester, October 21, 2017 It is breathtaking to me the turn out we had for the October meeting.  The room was full and the conversation was rich.  I want to thank Mr. and Mrs. Bond for their inspirational sharing of … Continue reading

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Stillwater – July 2017: Meet Doctor Dingli

Dr. David Dingli of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, was the guest speaker at the July meeting of the Stillwater, MN, Multiple Myeloma Support Group. Takeda Pharmaceuticals provided lunch for the very large crowd in attendance. Dr. Dingli gave … Continue reading

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Rochester – March & April 2017

On March 18 we met to share our Myeloma experiences and to recognize Myeloma Action Month (MAM). On April 15th the topic of discussion was “Optimizing Communication with your Health Care Team”.  Though we had a PowerPoint presentation as our … Continue reading

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