Studying The Relationship between Myeloma Progression and Diet
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Jan 25, 2022 / 07:00PM - 08:15PM EST
MGUS/Smoldering Myeloma Chapter

Event Description

Join Dr. Urvi Shah as she explains her study regarding myeloma progression and diet. Is there a certain diet or choice of foods that could prevent myeloma progression for MGUS and Smoldering myeloma patients? Find out, and ask your questions!

Schedule & Agenda

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Introduction
07:00PM
Audrey Burton-Bethke
Audrey introduces the agenda of the event and featured speaker Dr. Urvi Shah.
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Presentation
07:05PM
Dr. Urvi Shah
Dr. Urvi Shah explains her study regarding myeloma progression and diet. 
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Patient Story
07:35PM
Patient
A patient shares his story. 
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Questions and Answers
07:45PM
Audience
Type your questions in the chat and we will answer them!

Speakers & Moderators

The panelist Audrey Burton-Bethke
Audrey Burton-Bethke

Audrey joined the HealthTree Foundation as the Myeloma Community Program Director in 2020. While not knowing much about myeloma at the start, she has since worked hard to educate herself, empathize and learn from others' experiences. She loves this job. Audrey is passionate about serving others, loves learning, and enjoys a nice mug of hot chocolate no matter the weather.

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The panelist Dr. Urvi Shah
Dr. Urvi Shah

Dr. Urvi Shah is a faculty on the myeloma service, division of hematologic malignancies at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Her research focuses on studying the role of diet, microbiome, and other lifestyle-related risk factors in plasma cell disorders as well as identifying interventions to improve outcomes for these patients. She also studies immune therapies (including CAR T cell therapies) for myeloma. Being a lymphoma survivor herself she is passionate about helping patients make wise nutritional and lifestyle choices as they face a plasma cell disorder diagnosis as well as raising awareness about healthy choices to prevent cancer.

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