Welcome to National Myeloma Month 2022

Wellbeing & Possibility

Seminar 1: Saturday 7th May  |  Seminar 2: Tuesday 17th May  |  Seminar 3: Thursday 26th May

May is Australia’s myeloma month where we aim to raise awareness of myeloma and provide access to experts in the field through online seminars and local face-to-face events.

For information about a face-to-face event in your state please see our events calendar here

We are pleased to bring you three online seminars throughout the month of May. These seminars will be streamed live from this page in the video box above.

All you need is a computer, tablet or smart phone and an internet connection. You can send questions to the speakers prior to and during each event using the question form below and provide feedback by clicking the evaluation button at the bottom of this page.

You can find recordings of last year’s online seminars as an example of the event format.

For any questions or technical support, please contact our Myeloma Support Nurses:
e | nurses@myleoma.org.au    t | 1800 693 566 or 0447 334 435 

Each event will run from
12pm – 2pm (AEST)  |  11:30am – 1:30pm (ACST) |  10am – 12pm (AWST)

Program Details

Chairs: Laura Jones & Natasha Clarke

Time (AEST)PresentationsSpeaker
12.00pmOpening Ceremony/launchHayley Beer
12.05pmOverview of myelomaDr Angelina Yong
1.05pmBREAK
1.10pmInterpreting Tests & InvestigationsA/Prof Dipti Talaulikar
1.30pmTravel and myelomaJo Gardiner

Chairs: Deborah Thompson & Juliet Hill

Time (AEST)PresentationsSpeaker
12.00pmNew TreatmentsDr Nick Murphy
12.40pmBREAK
12.45pmCAR-TDr Shafqat Inam
1.15pmCancer related cognitive impairmentElizabeth Wells

Chairs: Alicia Hopper & Tina Gordon

Time (AEST)PresentationsSpeaker
12.00pmSleepDr Kerri Melehan
12.30pmIntimacy & relationshipsSimone Sheridan
1.00pmBREAK
1.05pmCaring for the carerMaria McDonald
1.25pmPatient and carer interviewPeter & Deirdre with Narelle Smith
1.45pmCloseNella Combe

Live Q and A

Type in your name and tap  ‘Join’ to view the live chat and ask questions during the seminar.

You can also pop out the live chat box by tapping the 3 dots in the top right corner.

For any queries or technical difficulties, please call 1800 693 566 or 0447 334 435 OR email nurses@myeloma.org.au

Please take the time to fill in our evaluation form, all feedback is welcome.