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Welcome to the Southern Alberta Myeloma Patient Society Website


Knowledge is Power! The Sourthern Alberta Myeloma Patient Society, or SAMM, was founded with these words in mind. We encourage you to browse our website to explore the various resources we offer. And if there's something you were hoping to find that isn't here, please contact us to make suggestions, provide comments and ask questions.

SAMM organizes a number of events throughout the year. Visit the Events section to find a Support Group meeting or learn when our next big event is scheduled to happen.

Monthly Support Group Meeting

Date: May 12th, 2016
Time: 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Location: Wellspring (1404 Home Rd NW)

Guest speaker: Jackie Copple RN, MM patient and extensive traveller

Topic: 'Hints for Travelling with MM'

Annual Picnic

Date: Saturday, June 4th, 2016
Time: 3:00pm (dinner at 5:00pm)
Location: Wildwood Community Centre (4411 Spruce Dr. NW)

Buttermilk fried chicken, potato and bacon salad, fennel and apple salad, and strawberry shortcake will be served.

Cost: $20 (adults); $15 (children 12 and under)

Please RSVP by May 21, 2016

Alberta Caregivers Association

To view a list of associations in the Calgary area that povide support services for caregivers under the Calgary Caregivers Support Initiative, click here.

Zika Virus News

The Zika Virus: What myeloma patients need to know


8th Annual Multiple Miles for Myeloma

Registration is now open for the 8th annual Multiple Miles for Myeloma. Details for our premier fundraising event are:

Date: Saturday, July 23, 2016
Time: 9:00 am
Location: North Glenmore Park Parking

Click here to register NOW!

Thank you to event participants, donors, volunteers and all others who made the 2015 Multiple Miles for Myeloma a great success!

Click here for the official 5km and 10km race results.

Fundraising for Myeloma Research

The funds that are raised through the Southern Alberta Myeloma Patient Society are used exclusively to support myeloma research
conducted at the University of Calgary, Division of Hematology and Hematological Malagnancies in Calgary , Alberta.

These letters describe in further detail how your generous donations are being used to further our understanding and treatment of this disease.

Letter from the Development Office, University of Calgary - Myeloma Research (November 2015)

Letter (2) from the Development Office, University of Calgary - Myeloma Research (November 2015)

Letter from the Division of Hematology and Hematolgical Malagnancies

Letters from the Office of the Dean, Faculty of Medicine and the Development Office, Unversity of Calgary (November 2013)

Letter from the Development Office, University of Calgary (November 2013)




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Welcome to the SAMM website!

Whether you are a multiple myeloma warrior, a caregiver, part of the medical community or an individual wanting to learn more about this type of cancer, we hope that SAMM can offer the support and resources you are looking for

Something missing that would make a visit to our site more complete? Please let us know..

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