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MMI Patient & Family Awareness Day 2017

November 9th in Glenroyal Hotel Maynooth.

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Multiple Myeloma Information Day 2016

Preliminary  Programme

09.00 Registration & Refreshments

09.30 Welcome
TBC, Multiple Myeloma Ireland

09.45 Living with Multiple Myeloma a patient & carers perspective
Bob and Anne McConnell

10.15 Breakout session 1 – Treatment options

A – Newly diagnosed
Dr Denis O’Keeffe, Consultant Haematologist, University Hospital, Limerick – view Bio

B – Relapsed / Refractory
Dr Ezzat El Hassadi, Consultant Haematologist, Waterford Regional Hospital, Waterford.

11.15 Morning refreshment break

11.45 Clinical trials and research in Multiple Myeloma
Dr. Kathleen Scott, Clinical Programme Lead, Cancer Trials Ireland

12.30 Lunch

13.30-14.30 Breakout Session 2

A – Exercise and Multiple Myeloma (TBC)
Miriam Flatley, Physiotherapist, Galway

B – Transplant
Liz Higgins, Autologous Transplant Co-Ordinator, St James Hospital, Dublin

C – Managing the side effects of treatment and complications of Multiple Myeloma
Geraldine Daly, Clinical Nurse specialist, University Hospital, Limerick – view Bio

14.30-15.30 Breakout Session 3

A – Exercise and Multiple Myeloma (TBC)
Miriam Flatley, Physiotherapist, Galway

B – Transplant
Liz Higgins, Autologous Transplant Co-Ordinator, St James Hospital, Dublin

C – Managing the side effects of treatment and complications of Multiple Myeloma
Geraldine Daly, Clinical Nurse specialist, University Hospital, Limerick – view Bio

15.30-16.00 Future strategies for Myeloma
Dr P Hayden, Consultant Haematologist, St James Hospital, Dublin

16.00-16.15 Final comments
TBC, Multiple Myeloma Ireland

16.15 AGM

Note– preliminary programme subject to change

Additional Myeloma Resources/Links

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Meet the Team behind Myeloma Ireland

Patrick Hayden

Patrick Hayden Chair

Mary Kelly

Mary Kelly Vice-Chair

Maura Dowling

Maura Dowling Secretary

Liam McManuse

Liam McManuse Treasurer

Anne Fitzgerald

Anne Fitzgerald Assistant Treasurer

Peter O’Gorman

Peter O’Gorman

Joe O’Brien

Joe O’Brien

John Quinn

Mervyn Byrne

Helen Brennan