Monthly PMMNG Meetings

patient and caregiver

Our April 2019 meeting will be held on Saturday April 13. This will be a Patient/Family Split meeting. After the general announcements, patients will meet in one room and family members in another. Each group will have a facilitator and will be an opportunity for questions, discussions and information-sharing with others who are in a similar situation. While being a team, a patient and his/her family members and caregiver(s) experience multiple myeloma differently. These Patient/Family Split meetings are designed to give each group the chance to talk openly with others who share the same role.


Tentative list of upcoming PMMNG meeting program topics and speakers:


  • April 13 - Patient/caregiver split

  • May 11 - Advanced Care Planning, Lisa Caparella, MSW, LCSW, Manager of Patient Welcome and Support Center, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, Jefferson University

  • June 8 - Immunotherapy and Multiple Myeloma, Adam Cohen, MD, Penn Medicine

  • July 13 - Open Meeting / Patient/caregiver split

  • August - NO MEETING

  • September 14 - Insurance Essentials, Christina Bach, MSW, MBE, LCSW, FAOSW

  • October 12 - Topic TBD, Holly Wall, Takeda

  • November 9 - Exercise for the Cancer Survivor, Joann Fegley, MS, PT

  • December 14 - End of Year Celebration

General Meeting Information

WHEN: Second Saturday of Every Month (excepting August)
TIME: 1:30 – 3:30 PM
WHERE: RALSTON HOUSE, 3615 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA (Near Univ. of Pennsylvania Campus). There is free parking behind Ralston House off of Ludlow Street.

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