Support Groups & Organizations
The International Myeloma Foundation (IMF), a non-profit organization based in Los Angeles, CA, is the oldest and largest myeloma organization, reaching more than 215,000 members in 113 countries worldwide. Dedicated to improving the quality of life of myeloma patients and their families, the IMF focuses on four key areas: research, education, support, and advocacy. To date, the IMF has conducted more than 250 educational seminars worldwide, maintains a world-renowned hotline, and established the International Myeloma Working Group (IMWG), a collaborative research initiative focused on improving myeloma treatment options for patients.
IMF Hotline: The IMF Hotline is open Monday through Friday, 8am to 4pm (Pacific Time).
800-452-CURE (2873) To submit your question online, please email TheIMF@myeloma.org.
Dr. Morie Gertz of the Mayo Clinic explains the basics of multiple myeloma