Support Group Meeting , Park Ridge, IL- representing Illinois, Michigan & Wisconsin
A Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia Support Group meeting was held on September 30, 2006 in Park Ridge, Illinois. Ronald Draftz, John Hynes, Heather Grzemkowski, Dan Lotts, Cheryl Callahan and Michelle Blazek, the IWMF Support Group chapter leaders of Illinois, Michigan and Wisconsin areas, orchestrated this event.
The event was held at the Advocate Lutheran General hospital. A wonderful turnout of 100 + patients, friends, family and local medical experts came to listen and learn on the updates of research. Dr Treon was the guest speaker who spent an hour educating and updating the group on Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia - from current treatments to genetic analysis. Following, there was an hour question & answer period with him.