You can read all about this on line support group in more detail if you just CLICK HERE! A short bio for each of the Support Group Meeting Leaders is below for your convenience.
Myeloma Beacon columnist and blogger, Pat was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in April 2007 at age 51. Pat is an author of four myeloma books Pat’s books include, Living with Multiple Myeloma, Stem Cell Transplants-A Patient’s Perspective, and New Multiple Myeloma Therapies, and Financial Aid for Myeloma Patients and Caregivers. To book your copy of Pat's latest book, click here. Pat also maintains two blogs, Living with Multiple Myeloma and Help with Cancer.
Sandy Hirsch of Charlotte, NC was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma in August of 2009. Sandy and her husband, David, started a myeloma support group in 2010, the first in Charlotte.
Caregiver Sue VanDuyn has been married to Harold for almost 24 years. Harold was diagnosed three years ago with MM, had a stem cell transplant in September, 2010, and has been in stringent CR ever since the transplant. With the help of the Int’l Myeloma Foundation, Sue and Harold started a myeloma support group for the West Michigan area in June, 2011. Sue volunteers for the International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) as a caregiver advocate and travels to Dallas, Texas each July to assist the IMF at their annual Support Group Summit.