April 2021 WMFC Newsletter


National Zoom Meeting On Wednesday, April 7, at 7:00 pm EST, there will be a national WMFC Zoom meeting where we will discuss a number of topics that will be of interest to all Canadian WMers.  One of the topics that will be discussed is a new clinical trial in the US that one of our members is on.  Please join us.  Here is a link to the meeting: Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84048441505 Meeting ID: 840 4844 1505 Research Month May 2021 will be Research Month for the WMFC.  We are proud of the research we funded in the past.  We want [...]

April 2021 WMFC Newsletter2021-04-18T20:55:57-04:00

Health Canada Approves Zanubrutinib


Zanubrutinib Approved by Health Canada Today we received notification that Health Canada has accepted Zanubrutinib as a WM treatment.  Here is a link to the announcement from BeiGene:  https://ir.beigene.com/news-releases/news-release-details/health-canada-approves-brukinsar-zanubrutinib-treatment Zanubrutinib is another BTK inhibitor and has tested to have had fewer side effects.  This is good news for WM patients who will have one more option of treatment available to them. Lymphoma Canada Survey The next step for Zanubrutinib to be funded in Canada is for a submission to be made to pCODR and INESSS.  In January the WMFC sent you a link to a survey which many of you [...]

Health Canada Approves Zanubrutinib2021-03-19T12:20:22-04:00

January 2021 WMFC Newsletter


Welcome to 2021 Happy New Year.  Isn’t it great to have 2020 behind us!  Let’s hope the vaccination distribution begins to smooth out and that we are all vaccinated by the late summer. Thank you to all our WMFC supporters.  There are approximately 400 of us, and this year we received almost 300 financial contributions totalling just over $75,000.   This is fantastic support and truly demonstrates the kindness and generosity of WMers across Canada.  Your response has been most impressive during a very, very difficult year.  Thank you from all WMers in Canada for your generosity and support. National Zoom [...]

January 2021 WMFC Newsletter2021-01-29T15:51:56-05:00

Newsletters: July 2020 to December 2020


Here are the newsletters published in the second half of 2020 November 2020 Update November 2020 October 2020 August 2020 Research Month 2020 July 2020

Newsletters: July 2020 to December 20202021-01-03T14:46:58-05:00

Newsletters: January 2020 to June 2020


Here are the newsletters from the first half of 2020. June 2020 May 2020 April 2020 March 2020 January 2020

Newsletters: January 2020 to June 20202021-01-03T11:25:39-05:00

Newsletters: 2019


This site has only one newsletter from 2019. December 2019

Newsletters: 20192021-01-07T12:24:38-05:00
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