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Upcoming Meetings & Events

Across Canada,
December 31, 2017 - December 31, 2018

To Register:

905-780-0698 / 1-888-840-0039



Ottawa, ON
Ottawa Patient Support Meetings
January 01, 2018 - December 31, 2018

Ottawa Patient Support Group Meetings

Join us at a FREE Patient Support Meeting near you. 

What to expect at a support group meeting?

Share stories, compare notes, learn how others are coping and responding to treatments. In these meetings, patients and caregivers come together in a safe environment to share and learn from one another and access various resources through AAMAC. 

Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month (except: July, August & December) from 6-8pm at: 

Maplesoft Centre, Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation, 1500 Alta Vista Dr.

2018 Support Meetings Dates: May 9, June 13, September 12, October 13 (Patient Education Day being held in Ottawa) - see below for details, November 14.

For more information refer to: www.aamac.ca

Or Contact:

1.888.840.0039 / info@aamac.ca

Sault Ste. Marie, ON
Patient Support Meeting
September 15, 2018 - December 31, 2018

Patient Support Meeting - POSTPONED

Date to be confirmed

WHERE: The Grand Gardens – Sicoli Room
             1324 Great Northern Road
             Sault Ste Marie

TIME:    8:30 to 3:00

Breakfast, Lunch and Snacks included


  • Symptom Management
  • Living with AA, MDS & PNH
  • Iron Overload


More information on speakers to follow

Register at :

info@aamac.ca OR 1-888-840-0039

Kamloops, BC
Patient Support Meeting
September 27, 2018

AAMDS - Kamloops Patient Support Group 

It's time for another Patient Support Group

Join us on Thursday 27 September 2018 at 12:00 Noon

Berwick On The Park
60 Whiteshield Crescent
Kamloops, BC
In the Private Dining Room on the first floor. 



Bagel and Smoked Salmon Cream Cheese


Grilled Steak Caesar Salad

Plus beverages of your choice


Also always available:

Cheese Omelette, Chicken and Greens, Grilled Ham and Cheese

Cost: $ 8.50 per person (Each person will be responsible for covering the cost of their own lunch.)

If you have not attended in the past, please feel free to call for more information.

Everyone is more than welcome.

Please RSVP to:
Gerry Hartley
London, Ontario
Patient Support Meeting
September 29, 2018

Patient Support Meeting

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Speaker: Dr Cyrus Hsia MD, FRCPC, HBSc

Topic:  Introduction to Cytogenetics and Molecular Testing in MDS

WHERE: Wellspring Cancer Support Centre in the YMCA
             382 Waterloo Street
             London, ON N6B 2N8

TIME:   10:30 am - 12 pm

Light refreshments will be served

More Information

Register at :

info@aamac.ca OR 1-888-840-0039


Vancouver, BC
Patient Support Meeting
October 04, 2018

Patient Support Meeting

Date: Thursday October 4, 2018

Time: 10am - 11:30 am   

Location: Canadian Blood Services, 4750 Oak St.  Vancouver, B.C., Fraser Room

Parking: Visitor parking spots or street parking on Oak St.

Light refreshments will be served

The speaker will be a doctor from Canadian Blood Services, speaking about their Rare Blood Program

Register at :

info@aamac.ca OR 1-888-840-0039


Ottawa, ON
Patient Education Day
October 13, 2018

12th Annual Patient Education Day & AGM

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Ottawa Conference & Event Centre, 200 Coventry Road, Ottawa

More Information

English Registration Form                                French Registration Form

English Agenda                                                French Agenda

Ottawa, ON
Nurse Education Session
October 13, 2018

Nurse Education Session at Annual Patient Education Day

Lauren Cosolo, RN, BScN, MN, Advanced Practice Nurse at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre will present information on MDS and bone marrow failure diseases.

WHEN: Saturday October 13, 2018 from 12-1 pm

WHERE: Ottawa Conference Centre, 200 Coventry Road, Ottawa, ON


Register at :

info@aamac.ca OR 1-888-840-0039

 More information


Toronto, Ontario
Patient Education Meeting
November 03, 2018

Toronto Patient Education Meeting

Saturday, Novmber 3, 2018

8:30am - 12pm

Held at:   Novotel Toronto -- North York  --Stage Door Room
               3 Park Home Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M2N 6L3
               (Hwy 401 & Sheppard Avenue close to North York Central Station on TTC Line 1)


Cindy Murray,  Nurse Practitioner, University of Toronto Hospital

Tammy de Gelder, Nurse Practitioner, Hamilton Health Sciences

Pamela West, Recently Retired Nurse Practitioner in Oncology & Supportive Care , Scarborough & Rouge Hospitals

Please Register at info@aamac.ca or call 1-888-840-0039

More information

Edmonton, AB
Patient Support Meeting
November 17, 2018

Patient Support Meeting

Where: Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, University of Alberta

TIme: 1pm - 3 pm


Speaker:  Janet E Bates RN, BScN, CON(C), Malignant Hematology Nurse, University of Alberta Hospital

Topic:  Side Effects of Treatment for MDS, Aplastic Anemia and PNH

Register at :

info@aamac.ca OR 1-888-840-0039

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