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Modifiable Risk Factors that Impact Myeloma (Part 2)
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Nutrition and Wellness for Myeloma
event Feb 16, 2021 / 11:00AM - 12:30PM MST

Event Description

Join us for Part 2 of the Nutrition and Wellness for Myeloma Chapter Series: Modifiable Risk Factors that Impact Myeloma (Diet and Supplements). What questions do you have about diets, foods, and supplements? While there is not a one size fits all diet for multiple myeloma patients, listen to Dr. Urvi Shah present the evidence available.

Schedule & Agenda

Audrey Burton-Bethke
Dr. Shah is briefly reintroduced, along with the agenda for today's meeting. 
Dr. Urvi Shah
Dr. Shah explains what diets and supplements can benefit a multiple myeloma patient based on the evidence available. 
Questions and Answers
Dr. Urvi Shah
We are providing ample time for you to ask your questions in the Q&A section. We will answer as many as we can! 

Speakers & Moderators

The panelist Audrey Burton-Bethke
Audrey Burton-Bethke

Audrey joined the Myeloma Crowd as the Community Manager in 2020 after previously working in the nonprofit field for 4 years as a director of Fundraising and Development. She graduated from BYU with a major in Spanish and Nonprofit Management. Audrey is passionate about serving others, loves learning, and enjoys a nice mug of hot chocolate no matter the weather.

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The panelist Urvi Shah, MD
Urvi Shah, MD

Dr. Urvi Shah is a faculty on the myeloma service, division of hematologic malignancies at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Her research focuses on studying the role of diet, microbiome, and other lifestyle-related risk factors in plasma cell disorders as well as identifying interventions to improve outcomes for these patients. She also studies immune therapies (including CAR T cell therapies) for myeloma. Being a lymphoma survivor herself she is passionate about helping patients make wise nutritional and lifestyle choices as they face a plasma cell disorder diagnosis as well as raising awareness about healthy choices to prevent cancer.

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