The Chesapeake Multiple Myeloma Network Group

Myeloma Action Month (MAM) Is Here!

This year the IMF has launched a powerful social campaign to grow awareness of multiple myeloma, and activate those directly, and or indirectly affected by the disease. The campaign is titled “Myeloma Warrior,” or #MyelomaWarrior. We’ve relaunched the Myeloma Action Month website with a whole new look to reflect this message.

The campaign focuses on Myeloma Warriors – individuals like YOU - patients, caregivers, family members, healthcare professionals, and more.

Check out the MAM page for all the exciting ways you can
Take Action and amplify awareness of myeloma
in your community and worldwide!

Welcome to the Chesapeake Multiple Myeloma Network (CMMN). If you are living with Multiple Myeloma, you need not be alone. The Chesapeake Multiple Myeloma Network (CMMN) is an informal Eastern Shore support and education group of individuals affected by multiple myeloma. Its mission is “to provide ongoing resources of information, support, shared experiences, and hope for persons with multiple myeloma, their families, and friends.” CMMN partners with the University of Maryland’s Shore Regional Health Cancer Center’s Outpatient Oncology Support Program and is an affiliate of the International Myeloma Foundation.

​CMMN meets quarterly on the first Saturday of the months of March, May, September, and November from 4:00 until 5:30, unless otherwise noted. Meetings take place at the Eastern Shore Conservation Center (Large Conference Room) at 114 S. Washington St. in Easton, MD 21601. Parking is available in the Center’s Washington St. lot and on Washington St. itself. The Center is handicapped accessible.

CMMN members receive a monthly electronic newsletter, CMMN Updates, which provides news on multiple myeloma clinical research and treatment, patient and family support services, and key public policy and advocacy issues.

For further information about CMMN meetings contact Bob Kelly at 410-226-5345 or or


Upcoming 2018 CMMN Meetings:

Ray Wezik of the International Myeloma Foundation to address March 3, 2018 Quarterly Meeting on: “Advocacy and You.”


Our speaker, Mr. Ray Wezik, is a member of the International Myeloma Foundation’s Public Policy and Advocacy Team. In his talk he will focus on key public policy issues related to myeloma such a health and drug insurance coverage cost and coverage, and government support for myeloma research and other services. He’ll also discuss the current legislative priorities of the IMF and how CMMN may assist in furthering these priorities. As is our custom, a portion of the meeting will provide time for folks to share and offer support.  


 Other CMMN Quarterly Meeting Dates for 2018

May 5

September 8

November 3

[Speakers and other details to be posted at a later date.]



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