About the Asian Myeloma Network (AMN)
Established by the International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) at a meeting in Singapore in 2011, the Asian Myeloma Network (AMN) is the first of its kind in the region and is comprised of myeloma experts from China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Taiwan, Japan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Vietnam, and Thailand.
The AMN has taken the lead in projects to assist IMF in providing physician education and patient support throughout Asia.
Since its founding, the AMN has:
Created a unified database to assess the incidence of myeloma in Asian countries as a basis for establishing region-specific treatment management tools and strategies
Launched and overseen clinical trials
Enabled myeloma patients to gain access to the newest myeloma treatments
Developed informational resource materials in local languages, especially for patients and caregivers
Engaged in collaborative studies