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MMI Patient & Family Awareness Day 2018

November 8th in Sligo Park Hotel.

Programme Register Twitter: #mmiday2018

Multiple Myeloma Information Day 2017

Danielle Barron report from 2017 Patient and Family Awareness Day: Individualised treatment and supportive care providing maximal benefit

Preliminary  Programme

09.00 Registration & Refreshments

09.45 Welcome & Introductions
Mary Kelly, Multiple Myeloma Ireland Chair

10.00 Living with Multiple Myeloma
Liam Mc Manus & Mervyn Bourne

10.30 Overview of Multiple Myeloma treatment
Dr Siobhan Glavey, St James

11.15 Morning Refreshment Break

11.45 – 12.30 New developments in Multiple Myeloma
Prof. Michael O’Dywer, UCH, Galway

12.30 – 13.30 A Snapshot of mindfulness for self care
Ms Barbara Lynch, Beaumont Hospital – view Bio

13.30 – 14. 45 Lunch

14.45 – 15.30 Breakout Session

A – Symptom burden with relapsed Myeloma
Orlaith Cormican, UCH, Galway – view Bio

B – Autologous Stem Cell Transplant for Myeloma
Liz Higgins, St James Hospital.

15.30- 16.15 Future strategies for Myeloma
Dr John Quinn, Beaumont Hospital – view Bio

16.15-16.30 Final comments
Colm Brennan, MMI Board Member

16.30 AGM

Note– preliminary programme subject to change

Additional Myeloma Resources/Links


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