By Jennifer Ahlstrom | Posted - May 22nd, 2016





June 18, Myeloma Crowd Round Tables on High-Risk Disease, St. Louis

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The Myeloma Crowd is announcing a new program: a series of patient education meetings called the Myeloma Crowd Round Tables on High-Risk DiseaseThese innovative meetings will feature top experts in myeloma to educate patients who have relapsed or become refractory to treatments as well as those who have high-risk genetics. 

The second Myeloma Crowd Round Table on High-Risk Disease will be held in St. Louis, Missouri on June 18, 2016. 

This will be an opportunity for patients and caregivers to meet several myeloma experts and get accessible, detailed information on myeloma, high-risk disease, and the range of therapeutic options available to promote better outcomes for patients, regardless of disease state.  Extensive time will also be devoted to audience questions and answers.  Each meeting will highlight a unique feature of high-risk myeloma. 

Topics will include:


  • Defining Low- and High-Risk Disease
  • Myeloma Genomics
  • Transplantation Issues of Low- and High-Risk Disease
  • Therapy Strategies for Fit, Unfit and Frail Patients
  • Sequencing Effective Combination Therapies
  • Transplantation Issues
  • Monoclonal Antibodies and Immunotherapy
  • Nanotechnologies to Treat High-Risk Disease
  • Chromosomal Translocations: t(4;14), t(14;16), t(14;20), del17p, t(11;14)
  • Plasma cell leukemia

  Date: Saturday, June 18, 2016 Time:  Check-in: 7:30 - 8:30 am, Meeting: 8:30 am-3:30 pm  Location:

  • Hilton St. Louis Airport, 10330 Natural Bridge Road, Saint Louis, MO  63134
  •  If you want to book a room,call 314-426-5500 and request the Myeloma Crowd rate of $99 per night.
  •  Closest airport is Lambert St. Louis International (STL)


  • Dr. Guido Tricot, MD, PhD, University of Iowa (Host)
  • Dr. Robert Kyle, MD, Mayo Clinic
  • Dr. Morie Gertz, MD, Mayo Clinic
  • Dr. Ravi Vij, MD, Washington University
  • Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein, MD, Washington University
  • Dr. Monica Shokeen, PhD, MBA, Washington University

  Cost: $25/person (Please contact if you require additional financial assistance) Looking forward to seeing you in St. Louis! Thanks to our sponsors: amgenTakedaOncologyFinalSignalGeneticsLogo-COLOR

Jennifer Ahlstrom
About the Author

Jennifer Ahlstrom - Jenny A - Myeloma survivor, patient advocate, wife, mom of 6. Believer that patients can help accelerate a cure by weighing in and participating in clinical trials. Founder of Myeloma Crowd, Myeloma Crowd Radio and the CrowdCare Foundation.


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