Waldenström’s Macroglobulinemia Precursor States: Could They be Key to a Cure?
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Waldenström’s Macroglobulinemia Precursor States: Could They be Key to a Cure?

On October 14th, 2020, the International Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia Foundation (IWMF) hosted a webinar featuring Dr. Irene Ghobrial of the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. The focus of her presentation was on…

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September 15th is World Lymphoma Awareness Day: Spreading Blood Cancer Awareness
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September 15th is World Lymphoma Awareness Day: Spreading Blood Cancer Awareness

September 15th, 2020 is recognized as World Lymphoma Awareness Day. This day is dedicated to spreading awareness about lymphoma and falls in the context of Blood Cancer Awareness Month, which…

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Investigational Waldenström’s Macroglobulinemia Treatment Earns Orphan Drug Designation
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Investigational Waldenström’s Macroglobulinemia Treatment Earns Orphan Drug Designation

According to a story from BioSpace, the biotechnology company Ascentage Pharma has just announced that it has been given Orphan Drug designation from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).…

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IWMF and PleXus Communications are Teaming up to Help Spread Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia Awareness
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IWMF and PleXus Communications are Teaming up to Help Spread Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia Awareness

The International Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia Foundation (IWMF) has recently announced an exciting new partnership that will help facilitate spreading awareness about Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia (WM), a rare form of blood cancer. This…

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Saturday Afternoon Live: Dr. Steven Treon’s Presentation at the 2019 IWMF Educational Forum June 8th will be Streamed Online!

The International Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia Foundation (IWMF) is a nonprofit organization founded by patients. Their mission? Support patients currently living with Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia (WM) while simultaneously supporting the search for a…

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First Chemotherapy-Free Combination Treatment Approved For Waldrenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia

According to a story from BioSpace, the biopharmaceutical company AbbVie recently announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new combination treatment for Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia (WM).…

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A Patient With Waldenström Macroglobulinemia has Shown a Large Reduction in Overall Tumour Volume While Taking Part in a Clinical Trial
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A Patient With Waldenström Macroglobulinemia has Shown a Large Reduction in Overall Tumour Volume While Taking Part in a Clinical Trial

A patient with Waldenström Macroglobulinemia taking part in a clinical trial of the experimental drug CLR 131 for the treatment of B-cell hematologic cancers is reported to have achieved a…

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A Supplemental New Drug Application Has Been Submitted For a Combination Therapy For Waldenström Macroglobulinemia
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A Supplemental New Drug Application Has Been Submitted For a Combination Therapy For Waldenström Macroglobulinemia

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reviewing a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for the drug Imbruvica (ibrutinib) in combination with rituximab (Rituxan) for treating Waldenström macroglobulinemia. The…

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Get Connected! Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia (WM) Support Groups
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Get Connected! Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia (WM) Support Groups

There is support out there for people living with and/or affected by Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia (WM). Thankfully, according to Patient Worthy Partner International Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia Foundation (IWMF,) a gap may be bridged…

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