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WM & MM Poster Session

The following abstracts represent the posters presented at the IWWM-7 conference:

WM Posters:

Gene expression profiling identifies new targets in Waldenström macroglobulinemia to assess and understand clinical aggressiveness

CD 38 expression in Waldenström macroglobulinemia

Isoform-specific Functions for STAT5A and STAT5B in Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia

Identification of immunophenotypically distinct entities within the spectrum of Marginal Zone Lymphoma and Lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma/Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia

Coexpression of myeloid marker CD13 is a very frequent immunophenotypic feature in Waldenström’s Macroglobulinaemia

Skewed ratios of heavy chains igm-kappa /igm-lambda as measured by hevylite™ characterize remission depth better as immunofixation and free light chain ratios

Prognostic Utility Of Serum Free Light Chain (sFLC) And Their Summated Value sFLC kappa+lambda In Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia (WM)

Increased serum transforming growth factor-beta (tgf-beta) is related to longer time to first treatment (tft) in MM and improved overall survival (os) in WM

The clinical spectrum of anti-MAG neuropathies at the National Hospital for Neurology

Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation Can Improve the Quality of Response in Rituximab-Treated Lymphoplasmacytic Lymphoma/Waldenström’s Macroglobulinaemia with a Median Time to Best Response of 5 Months

Distinct characteristics of Chinese patients with Waldenström macroglobulinemia: a report with 90 cases from a single representative center

Familiar Waldenstrom´s Macroglobulinemia in Northern part of Sweden

May treatment choice be influenced by comorbid conditions in Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia patients? A revision of a single centre unselected population

Clinical course and factors predicting malignant evolution of IgM MGUS and Smoldering Waldenström’s Macroglobulinemia (sWM)

Role of NK-mediated ADCC in WM patients: evidence supporting a therapeutic strategy with ublituximab, an optimized anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody

Clinical, radiological, and cytogenetic analysis of lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma: a unique disease entity

Autologous stem cell transplantation in Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia

Prospective, Multicenter Study of the MTOR inhibitor Everolimus (RAD001) as Primary Therapy in Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia

Prospective Phase II Clinical Trial of Carfilzomib, Rituximab and Dexamethasone (CARD) in Patients with Symptomatic Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia (WM)

MM Posters:

Chromosome aberration in Chinese patients with multiple myeloma: more high-risk MM was found

Secondary monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance are frequently associated with superior survival and high depth of response in patients with multiple myeloma

Circulating miRNA-19a and miR-92a in serum as potential markers for different states of multiple myeloma

Importance of novel combination therapy for Multiple Myeloma with a PARP inhibitor

Newport 2012 (IWWM-7)


Kenneth C. Anderson MD
Nikhil Munshi MD
Steven Treon MD Ph.D


Christopher Patterson


Ranjana Advani MD
Kenneth C Anderson MD
Stephen Ansell MD PhD
Bruce Cheson MD
Meletios Dimopoulos MD
Jean-Paul Fermand MD
Morie Gertz MD
Irene Ghobrial MD
Stephanie Gregory MD
Robert Kyle MD
Charalampia Kyriakou MD PhD
Ola Landgren MD PhD
Veronique Leblond MD
Mary L McMaster MD
Giampaolo Merlini MD
Pierre Morel MD
Enrica Morra MD
Nikhil Munshi MD
Roger Owen MD
Jesus San Miguel MD PhD
Marvin Stone MD
Steven Treon MD PhD

The 7th International Workshop on WM (IWWM-7) was made possible through the kind and generous unrestricted grants or gifts from the following sponsors:

Click here to download a listing of the IWWM-7 Newport Sponsors and partners

Reports from the 7th International Workshop on Waldenström’s Macroglobulinemia; August 23-26, 2012; Newport, Rhode Island:

Click here to display the listing of the Newport 2012 Publications

On Sunday, August 26, 2012, a Workshop Review session was held for patients and caregivers. This 2-hour session was recorded onto a DVD, which is available for the nominal price of $10 (includes shipping & handling).

Click here to order the IWWM-7 Newport-2012 Workshop Review DVD