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Supporting Canadians with bone marrow failure diseases

The Aplastic Anemia & Myelodysplasia Association of Canada (AAMAC) is a leading funder of research into bone marrow failure diseases in Canada. Our volunteer-run organization supports patients and caregivers across the country who are living with aplastic anemia, myelodysplastic syndrome (also called MDS or myelodysplasia) and paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH).

Patient Support Meetings

AAMAC holds FREE patient support meetings across Canada. 

We have meetings in Ottawa, London, Hamilton, Edmonton, Quebec, and Toronto this spring. Click to find a meeting near you!

Join us in Edmonton: 

Saturday, April 29, 2017 (continental breakfast will be served)

Location: Chateau Lacombe Hotel, 10111 Bellamy Hill, Edmonton -- Lacombe Room

Guest Speaker: Dr. Nancy Zhu, MD, FRCPC, Division of Cinical Hematology, University of Alberta

Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm

Topic: New Treatments for MDS

Join us in Quebec:

 Saturday, April 29, 2017 (continental breakfast will be served)

Location: Hôtel Plaza Québec, 3031 Boulevard Laurier, Ville de Québec

Time: 8:30am - noon

Speakers:

Robert Delage, MD, MSc, FRCP
Chef du service clinique d'hematologie, CHU de Quebec
Hospital de L'Enfant-Jesus

Marianne Emond, Bpharm, MSc, BCOP
Pharmacist
Hospital de L'Enfant-Jesus

Patrice Montreuil, Psychologue
Hôpital de l’Enfant-Jésus

Join us in Vancouver & Toronto

For the first time AAMAC will be participating in the Scotiabank walk / run / 5k being held in Vancouver on June 25th & Toronto on October 22nd. Click for details on how to register.

 

Clinical Trials

Do you have MDS and are interested in participating in a clinical trial?

Please click to see if you qualify. If you feel that you qualify, please print the clinical trial information and discuss with your oncologist/hematologist.

Presently the trial is being conducted at: Juravinski Cancer Centre at Hamilton Health Sciences Centre,  Princess Margaret Hospital and Odette Cancer Centre at Sunnybrook Hospital.

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What's New

2017 Scholarship
AAMAC and the Canadian Nurses Foundation (CNF) is proud to offer the Aplastic Anemia & Myelodysplasia Nursing Grant Scholarship. Scholarship application deadline is at the end of March! For more information: http://cnf-fiic.ca/…/scholarships-and-bu…/scholarship-types/


2017 Patient Education Day
Mark your calendar! Saturday, September 30th at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel. More details to follow.



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