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2021 March for Marrow California - Virtual Walk and 5K

Help us continue to support the patients served by AAMDSIF by registering to run in our 2021 Virtual Walk and 5K or simply by donating. We look forward to walking and running with you the week of April 24 - May 1, 2021, and continuing the celebration of the brave patients and families that are fighting

Event Date: 
Fri, 04/23/2021 - 8:00pm (EDT) to Fri, 04/30/2021 - 8:00pm (EDT)
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Amanda Przespolewski DO

Przespolewski, Amanda
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and Jacobs School Of Medicine And Biomedical Sciences

I joined the Leukemia Service within the Department of Medicine at Roswell Park in July 2017. I treat patients with both malignant and non-malignant blood disorders. This includes patients with

Aplastic Anemia, MDS, and PNH Virtual Support Group - 2022 October

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/22/2022 - 10:30am (EDT)

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

George Chen, MD

Chen, George
Associate Professor of Oncology at Roswell Park Cancer Center and Associate Professor of Medicine at Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Roswell Park Cancer Center

Dr. George Chen is an Associate Professor of Oncology at Roswell Park Cancer Center and associate professor of medicine at Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. State University of New York at Buffalo. He completed his residency and a fellowship in Houston, TX at Baylor College of medicine and an additional fellowship in Palo Alto, CA at Stanford University. He is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and medical oncology. Dr.

Medicare Made Simple for Patients

Program participants will learn the basics of Medicare including how and when to enroll, the different parts of Medicare, the difference between Advantage and Supplement plans and what original Medicare does not cover, eligibility, how to avoid penalties, when to qualify for disability after a blood cancer diagnosis and which part covers infusion versus which part covers pill medications.

Areej El-Jawahri, MD

El-Jawahri, Areej
Associate Director, Cancer Outcomes Research and Education Program
Massachusetts General Hospital

Dr. El-Jawahri is an oncologist specializing in the care of patients with hematologic malignancies and those undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Clinically, she takes care of patients with acute leukemia, myelodysplastic syndrome, chronic leukemias, lymphomas, and myelomas.

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