Thursday, April 21, 2011

FREE patient and family conference about Aplastic Anemia & MDS

If you're in the Boston area, you may wish to recommend this free patient and family conference for people who have aplastic anemia, MDS, or PNH.

When:

Saturday, May 14, 2011
8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Where:

Westin Waltham-Boston
70 Third Avenue
Waltham, MA 02451

This FREE conference will bring you face-to-face with leading medical experts, connect you to more than 100 other patients and their families, and leave you feeling hopeful and energized. Whether you are newly diagnosed patient, a long-term survivor, a caregiver or friend of a patient, this conference will have something for you.



Why should you attend?
  • Hear from leading experts. Learn more about your disease, current treatments and emerging therapies.
  • Explore a variety of topics on living well and improving your quality of life.
  • Get your questions answered. Plenty of time will be provided in every session.
  • Learn skills and strategies that can help you stand up for your best medical care and become a more powerful patient.
  • Meet other patients and family members and get connected to a support network.
  • Participate in our Survivors Celebration and leave with a sense of hope and a positive outlook for the future.
  • Understand how AA&MDSIF can help you through this life-changing experience.

This is the second of six regional AA&MDSIF patient and family conferences in 2011. Registration for all remaining 2011 conferences is open, so register today.

Boston - 5/14/11
Cleveland - 6/11/11
San Francisco - 7/23/11
Minneapolis - 9/24/11
Tampa - 10/22/11

Registration deadline for Boston is May 4, so register here.

The Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation (AA&MDSIF) is the world's leading nonprofit health organization dedicated to supporting patients and families living with aplastic anemia, myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH), and related bone marrow failure diseases. AA&MDSIF provides answers, support and hope to thousands of patients and their families around the world.

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