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Seeing Cancer From All Sides: Richard M. Stone Is Giant of Cancer Care in Leukemia

Driven by his mother’s advice and his father’s memory, Richard M. Stone, MD, rose to become a global leader in leukemia care and research.

Growing up, Richard M. Stone, MD, thought he was going to be an attorney like his father, but his direction in life changed when he was 15. His father, Benjamin, developed kidney cancer when Stone was just 5 years old, and 10 years later, the disease metastasized and took the man’s life.

Stone says he went from being middle class to poor rapidly after his father died. “And that sort of gave me the incentive to work hard,” he said.

Aplastic Anemia Virtual Support Group

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/14/2022 - 4:00pm (EDT)

AAMDSIF is pleased to announce that we will host a support group for patients diagnosed with

Aplastic Anemia Virtual Support Group (West Coast)

Event Date: 
Tue, 04/26/2022 - 9:30pm (EDT)

AAMDSIF is pleased to announce that we will host a support group for patients diagnosed with

Quality of life and functional performance status are better than age in determining eligibility for HCT

Those are some of the practice-changing conclusions of the Blood and Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Network (BMT CTN) 1102 study of older patients with high-risk MDS. Our panel of experts will delve into the implications for your practice during a 60-minute roundtable webinar on Thursday, March 17, at 11:30 a.m. CDT. 

2022 March for Marrow California

Welcome to our first in-person March for Marrow LA, since 2019! Our 13th annual March for Marrow will be held at the iconic Shoreline Village, situated along the beautiful Long Beach Marina at 429 Shoreline Village Drive, Long Beach, CA.

Following two years of virtual events, we invite everyone in California to be with us in-person or virtually as we celebrate being together. We hope to connect with patients and families from all parts of the great state of California.

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/30/2022 - 7:00am (EDT)
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