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.


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


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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