AAMDS Upcoming October 2021 Events

Advocacy Groups | <b>Aplastic Anemia and MDS International Foundation</b>

Learn more about upcoming October events from the Aplastic Anemia and MDS International Foundation.

Living with Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy

Approximately 30-40% of patients who undergo chemotherapy for a bone marrow failure condition experience peripheral neuropathy and the effects can linger after completing treatment. Dr. Hammond will discuss the best treatment and management options for patients.

Thursday, October 7, 2021

11:00 AM EDT - 12:00 PM EDT

https://www.aamds.org/webinar/living-chemotherapy-induced-peripheral-neuropathy


Male Fertility Preservation for Bone Marrow Failure Patients

Dr. Sarah Vij will deliver a presentation on how male fertility can be affected by bone marrow failure diseases and related treatments and what steps can be taken to preserve fertility. This webinar will include discussions suitable for adult patients, family members, and caregivers and may not be appropriate for a young audience.

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

2:00 PM EDT - 3:00 PM EDT

https://www.aamds.org/webinar/male-fertility-preservation-bone-marrow-failure-patients


Understanding GVHD

Dr. Catherine Lee will provide a comprehensive overview of chronic and acute graft vs host disease ("GvHD") which is a complication of bone marrow transplant. While some patients have very mild GvHD, many patients have more severe and long term disease. Dr. Lee will discuss pre-transplant prevention and post-transplant management of GvHD.

Friday, October 22, 2021

1:00 PM EDT - 2:00 PM EDT

https://www.aamds.org/webinar/understanding-gvhd