EASTON — Dr. Ashraf Z. Badros, professor of medicine and director of the Multiple Myeloma Service at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, will speak at the quarterly meeting of the Chesapeake Multiple Myeloma Network at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2.

The talk, “Updates on Multiple Myeloma: What is Coming in Diagnosis, Standard of Care, and Prognosis,” is free and open to the public. Badros is an internationally known research and clinical specialist on multiple myeloma, a bone marrow and blood cancer.

The Chesapeake Multiple Myeloma Network is an informal Eastern-Shore group of individuals affected by multiple myeloma. CMMN’s meetings last about an hour and a half.

The talk will take place in the first floor meeting rooms of the Shore Memorial Hospital’s Nick Rajacich Health Education Center, the brick building to the right of the Memorial Hospital main lobby entrance on Washington Street. On-street parking is available on Washington Street and side streets. Hospital visitor parking also is available.

For further information about CMMN, an affiliate of the International Myeloma Foundation, contact Bob Kelly at 410-226-5345 or René Fuentes at RRFuentes46@gmail.com.

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