Cynthia Chmielewski

Advocate, Ambassador & Mentor, Patient Services Volunteer, @Ash_hematology Speaker, Myeloma Survivor, IRB Member, @CureForward PMA #MMSM #ePatient #canserve. Cindy also facilitates the Philadelphia Multiple Myeloma Networking Group.

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Twitter at #ASH18

Cynthia Chmielewski |

Twitter is a greatly misunderstood social media tool. When I suggest to someone to join Twitter I usually get the response, ”I don’t do Twitter.” Twitter first appeared on the social media circuits on March 21, 2006. Much of what I know about myeloma I have learned on Twitter. The use of Twitter at #ASH18 helped […]

BiTEs to the Fight

Cynthia Chmielewski |

The treatment of myeloma is rapidly changing. When I first attended the American Society of Hematology’s (ASH) Annual Meeting in 2012 Immunotherapy was still in its infancy. Although immunotherapy options were being evaluated in clinical trials, they were not available to myeloma patients in clinical practice. November, 2015 was dubbed the November to remember in […]

Multiple Myeloma Research Saves Lives

Cynthia Chmielewski |

Last night I had the opportunity to attend the International Myeloma Foundation’s 2019 Brian D. Novis Research Grant Award Reception. I was very tired and would have loved to go back to my room to sleep, but I knew I had to go because I was presenting two Junior Research Grants on behalf of the […]

@MyelomaTeacher … #PatientsIncluded at #ASH18

Cynthia Chmielewski |

I am looking forward to shedding my puffy winter jacket and traveling to sunny San Diego to attend the 60th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (#ASH18) with the International Myeloma Foundation (IMF). This will be the seventh time I have attended ASH, but going to this meeting never gets old. I anxiously […]