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Disease Related Morbidities in WM

Please select from the following list of abstracts, representing the presentations given in Stockholm 2008 (IWWM-5) Session 9:

Waldenström’s and the Nervous System: “Bing Neel” revisited. Fred Hochberg, Massachusetts General Hospital, Pappas Center for Neuro Oncology, Boston, MA, USA.

Antigenic determinants in IgM Paraproteinemic Neuropathies. Eduardo Nobile-Orazio PhD, Department of Neurological Sciences, Milan University, 2nd Neurology Service, Humanitas Clinical Institute, Milan, ITALY.

Treatment of Peripheral Neuropathies Associated with IgM Monoclonal Gammopathies. Todd D. Levine, Phoenix Neurological Associates, Phoenix, AZ, USA.

Cutaneous Manifestations of Waldenström’s Macroglobulinemia. JP Fermand, B Asli and JC Brouet, Immuno-Hematology unit, Hôpital Saint Louis, 75010, Paris, FRANCE.

Cold Agglutinin mediated Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia in Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia. Sigbjorn Berentsen Department of Medicine, Haugesund Hospital, Haugesund, and Institute of Medicine, University of Bergen, Bergen, NORWAY.

Hyperviscosity Syndrome and Cryoglobulinemia. Marvin J. Stone, Baylor Sammons Cancer Center, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA.

Hyperviscosity Related Retinopathy in Waldenström’s Macroglobulinemia. Menke MN, Feke GT, McMeel JW  ,Treon SP; Schepens Retina Associates Foundation, Boston, USA; Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA; Department of Ophthalmology, University of Zurich, Switzerland; Bing Center for Waldenström’s Macroglobulinemia, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, USA.

Biology and therapy of amyloidosis associated with IgM monoclonal protein. Giampaolo Merlini, Giovanni Palladini, Center for Research and Treatment of Systemic Amyloidosis, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, ITALY.

Stockholm 2008 (IWWM-5)

The 5th International Workshop on WM (IWWM-5) was made possible through the kind and generous unrestricted grants or gifts from the following sponsors:

Peter and Helen Bing Fund for Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia


Karen Lee Sobol Foundation


Bailey family Foundation for Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia


Linda and Edward Nelson Fund for Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia