Welcome to National Myeloma Month 2023

Multiple Faces of Myeloma

Seminar 1: Wednesday 1st March |  Seminar 2: Friday 17th March |  Seminar 3: Thursday 30th March

March 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 March. 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 years 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 (Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm AEST)

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

Program Details

Chairs: Jo Gardiner & Megan McDowell

WelcomeMark Henderson
Shared decision making & patient centred careDr Nick Weber (QLD)
Using exercise & strength to manage fatigueChris Andrew (WA)
Navigating the system & practical assistanceRachel Williamson (TAS)
Accessing personal insurance claimsBruno Muraca (VIC)

Chairs: Deborah Thompson & Narelle Smith

Why is myeloma so unique? Prof Andrew Spencer (VIC)
Prevention of infection & strengthening the immune systemProf Ben Teh (VIC)
Reducing emotional stress of myelomaDr Veronica Johnston (VIC)
Multiple faces of myeloma "consumer perspective"

Chairs: Cath Bowley & Diana Yun

T-cell directed therapiesProf Joy Ho (NSW)
Gut biome - effects of treatment & current studiesDr Hannah Wardill (SA)
Understanding and managing peripheral neuropathyDr Jessica Haffner (SA)
Multiple faces of myeloma "consumer perspective"

Live Q and A

Type in your name and tap  ‘Join’ to 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 email nurses@myeloma.org.au

Please take the time to fill in our evaluation form, all feedback is welcome.
(available during and after the live stream)