Cure Panel Talk Show on Myeloma

with Dr. Shaji K. Kumar and Dr. Edward A. Faber

Myeloma Cure Panel Talk Show on 30th January @ 6pm EST

The January Myeloma Cure Panel Talk Show is on Wednesday, 30 January 2013 at 6 pm EST. Cure Panel is a series of monthly conference calls that invites leading experts and patients/caregivers/family/health consumers for a discussion and communication of latest development in the field of myeloma.

We welcome everyone to join us in this discussion.

Panel limited to 50 callers!

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Myeloma Expert : Dr. Shaji K. Kumar

Dr. Shaji K Kumar is Associate Professor of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and a consultant, Mayo Clinic Division of Hematology.

Dr. Kumar is board certified in medical oncology and hematology. He is a member of the American Society of Hematology, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Association of Clinical Research, American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, American Medical Association, Association of Physicians of India, and the European Hematology Association. His laboratory focuses on development of novel drugs for treatment of myeloma and he has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals including British Journal of Haematology, Blood, American Journal of Hematology, and Bone Marrow Transplant on this topic.

Myeloma Expert: Dr. Edward A. Faber

Dr. Faber is an assistant professor of internal medicine in the Oncology/Hematology Division at UNMC and an NCCN panel member for multiple myeloma. He currently is a principal investigator for all phases of clinical trials, while collaborating with cooperative groups such as ECOG, CALGB and BMT CTN, as well as industry-sponsored clinical trials. His special interest in clinical trials involves early, novel therapies for relapsed / refractory multiple myeloma. Dr. Faber serves on national advisory boards and speaker bureaus, as well as serving as a manuscript reviewer for national publications. He is an active member of ASH, ASCO and ASBMT. Dr. Faber has been appointed to the UNMC Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Committee and is the Co Director of UNMC’s M1/M2 Oncology/Hematology Core Course.

Co-host: Gary Petersen

Gary is the editor of and a 6 year survivor of multiple myeloma. He is now 6 years into CR post a stem cell transplant. He works with Myeloma specialists to provide life expectancy and survival rate data through his site.

Myeloma Cure Panel Talk Show @ 6pm EST

Wednesday, Jan. 30th 2013 at 6pm

Virtual Teleconference

Myeloma Cure Panel Talk Show features leading Myeloma Expert, Dr. Shaji K. Kumar from Mayo Clinic and Dr. Edward A. Faber from University of Nebraska Medical Center in conversation with Co-host Gary Petersen, panelists - Pat Killingsworth, Jack Aiello and dialed in callers.

All callers can listen in to the panel discussion. Callers will have the opportunity to ask our Myeloma Cure Panel one question. It would be great if we are in receipt of the questions via email by January 27, 2013. We will try to incorporate all caller queries in our program, time permits.

Any personal medical advice pertaining to specific treatments cannot be sought during question-answer session. Only questions related to general trends in Multiple Myeloma research are encouraged.

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Myeloma Cure Panel Format

  • 6.00 pm - Conference call starts.
  • 6.01 pm - Moderator welcomes and introduces co-host, experts, and panelists.
  • 6.05 pm - Myeloma expert. Dr. Shaji K Kumar speaks.
  • 6.15 pm - Myeloma expert Dr. Edward A. Faber speaks.
  • 6.25 pm - Panel discussion with panelists
  • 6.45 pm - Q/A session with listeners.
  • 7.00 pm - Call comes to an end.


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About Cure Panel Talk Show

Cure Panel is organized by CureTalk, a blog dedicated to discussing the future of medicine and the latest treatments under development. Cure Panel Talk Show is a series of monthly conference calls that will feature leading medical experts in conversation with patients/bloggers/researchers/health consumers. The panel will discuss latest cures under development of a given condition like Myeloma, Prostate Cancer.

CureTalk is a blog of, an online platform to connect patients to clinical trials of new treatments.

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