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Free Virtual Program on Managing Myeloma Cancer Jan. 19

January 04, 2022

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in local partnership with Hartford HealthCare and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center will present a free virtual education program, Managing Your Myeloma: Complexities of Decision-Making at the Time of Diagnosis with Myeloma and Subsequent Relapses, on Wednesday, Jan. 19, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. [caption id="attachment_34024" align="alignleft" width="150"]Dr. Madhavi Gorusu Dr. Madhavi Gorusu[/caption] The online program will be presented by Dr. Madhavi Gorusu, Director of Medical Oncology, Hartford HealthCare, Charlotte Hungerford Hospital, and Dr. Saad Z. Usmani, Chief of Myeloma Service at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. The program will be moderated by Dr. Gorusu. She also will discuss the importance of collaboration between institutions to ensure the best quality of care. Dr. Gorusu also serves on the board of trustees for the Connecticut-Hudson Valley Region of LLS. Dr. Usmani is a leader in his field of treating patients with multiple myeloma and other disorders affecting plasma cells. As a regular speaker at the American Society of Hematology annual meeting, he discusses the latest research and advancements in the field of multiple myeloma. Dr. Usmani is a partner with LLS and received the LLS Scholar in Clinical Research Award (2017-2022). Program participants also will learn about the resources available from The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Registration Information

This program is for all patients and caregivers. Pre-registration is required. Each person participating should register separately. Log-in and call-in information will be provided to all participants after registering. For online registration, click here. Optimal viewing for this program is on a computer or mobile device using the Zoom application. Audio only is an option. Email is required to register and participate in the program. If you do not have a valid email address and need to register, or for more information or for assistance for people with disabilities, please use the contact Melissa Darbandi, Patient & Community Outreach Manager at 203.388.9178 or e-mail Melissa.Darbandi@LLS.org.

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