Supporting Canadians with bone marrow failure diseases
The Aplastic Anemia & Myelodysplasia Association of Canada (AAMAC) is a leading funder of research into bone marrow failure diseases in Canada. Our volunteer-run organization supports patients and caregivers across the country who are living with aplastic anemia, myelodysplastic syndrome (also called MDS or myelodysplasia) and paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH).
Patient Support Meetings
AAMAC holds FREE patient support meetings across Canada.
We have meetings in Ottawa, London, Hamilton, Edmonton, Quebec, and Toronto this spring. Click to find a meeting near you!
Join us in Campbellford, Ontario:
Saturday, June 10, 2017
Location: Community Living Campbellford, 63 Bridge Street E., Campbellford, ON
Campbellford is located midway between Toronto & Ottawa.
Introductory Meeting - will discuss future meeting format and times.
Topic: Sharing our Successes and Challenges with Treatments
Join us in Vancouver & Toronto
For the first time AAMAC will be participating in the Scotiabank walk / run / 5k being held in Vancouver on June 25th & Toronto on October 22nd. Click for details on how to register.
Do you have MDS and are interested in participating in a clinical trial?
Please click to see if you qualify. If you feel that you qualify, please print the clinical trial information and discuss with your oncologist/hematologist.
Presently the trial is being conducted at: Juravinski Cancer Centre at Hamilton Health Sciences Centre, Princess Margaret Hospital and Odette Cancer Centre at Sunnybrook Hospital.
AAMAC and the Canadian Nurses Foundation (CNF) is proud to offer the Aplastic Anemia & Myelodysplasia Nursing Grant Scholarship.
Scholarship application deadline is at the end of March!
For more information: http://cnf-fiic.ca/…/scholarships-and-bu…/scholarship-types/
2017 Patient Education Day
Mark your calendar! Saturday, September 30th at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel. More details to follow.