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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode

HONcode status The health Website
Managing Myeloma
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:Managing Myeloma
Web address:http://www.managingmyeloma.com/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct466439
Date of initial review: 03 Sep 2010
Validity of certificate02 Oct 2012 - Oct 2014
Date of last visit25 Feb 2014
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This certificate confirms the revision of the site by the HONcode Team at the above date.
It respects and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct (HONcode).

* 1. Authoritative   2. Complementarity   3. Privacy   4. Attribution   5. Justifiability   6. Transparency
    7. Financial disclosure   8. Advertising policy

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The Health on the Net (HON) certificate serves as a guarantee that this website, at the date of its certification, complies with and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct as drawn up by the HON foundation.

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You will find below the elements identified by the HONcode team at a precise date to justify the respect of the 8 ethical principles.

The content of this certificate has been collected and written by the Health On the Net Foundation (HON) and should not be used without previous permission granted by HON. A request for permission can be sent to: HON.

1. Information must be authoritative
Managing Myeloma works with a distinguished panel of clinical experts, senior members are primarily International Myeloma Work Group (IMWG) members, from academic and community practice. These oncologists, oncology pharmacists, oncology nurses and clinical researchers provide care to patients with multiple myeloma. http://www.managingmyeloma.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=64&Itemid=66

All medical information presented on this Website has disclosure of authorship. We follow a standard set of content review and validation procedures to ensure that all new content is reviewed by one or more of the Website’s Clinical Advisors and/or Faculty. The content of this Website and other information accessible on this Website, including, but not limited to, educational materials, scientific content, graphic designs, video, audio, photographic or literary content (the "Information") is owned by or licensed to MediCom, its faculty, or certain third parties.
Managing Myeloma Advisory Board
* Kenneth C. Anderson, MD
* Mark H. Chaitowitz, MD
* Miguel A. Conde, MD
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2. Presentation of the site
Our mission is to provide ongoing medical education that embodies evidence-based scientific data, current treatment strategies, and the insightful knowledge of expert faculty in the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and management of patients with multiple myeloma. Our goal is to support your ongoing dedication to optimizing treatment outcomes for your patients.
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for clinicians seeking current and emerging information, tools and resources on multiple myeloma
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Purpose of the website
Please remember that all of the information available through this Website is intended for licensed adult healthcare professionals. The information contained within this Website is not meant to serve as a substitute for your own clinical judgment as a healthcare professional. This Website does not provide medical advice.
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3. Confidentiality
MediCom considers your personal registration information, i.e., your address, telephone number, email address, and similar information, to be private and such personal information is used solely by MediCom for the purposes of communicating with you regarding the Website, providing you with information or services based on your request, and awarding appropriate Continuing Medical, Nursing, or Pharmacy Education credit as earned. We will not disclose or supply your private personal registration information collected on this Website to any third party. (...)
If you do nothing during your ...
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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
Dimopoulos MA, Terpos E, Chanan-Khan A, et al. Renal impairment in patients with multiple myeloma: a consensus statement on behalf of the International Myeloma Working Group. J Clin Oncol. 2010;28(33):4976-4984.
Dimopoulos MA, Kastritis E, Rosinol L, et al. Pathogenesis and treatment of renal failure in multiple myeloma. Leukemia. 2008;22(8):1485-1493.
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Last Updated ( Monday, 20 August 2012 20:55 )
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5. Justification of claims
Provider Disclosures
The MediCom Worldwide, Inc. education staff who were involved in the planning and development of this website have no financial relationships with any commercial interests that are relevant to the overall site. Specific disclosures for CE-accredited activities are made at the beginning of each activity.
Conflict of Interest Resolution
MediCom Worldwide, Inc. has established policies in place that will identify and resolve conflicts of interest prior to posting on this website. When individuals in a position to control content have reported financial relationships with one or more commercial interests, MediCom Worldwide, Inc. works with them to resolve such conflicts to ensure that the content presented is free of commercial bias.
You need to be very cautious if you need to do CAT scans with your patients as the dye is also nephrotoxic and can be very detrimental to patients’ kidneys.
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6. User support and adequation
There is a contact form.

Contact Us
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7. Disclosure of funding sources
Managing Myeloma is supported by independent educational grants from multiple pharmaceutical supporters.
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8. Advertising policy
This Website does not host any advertisements of any kind nor does it receive any funding from any advertising whatsoever. This Website may reference or contain links to other Websites. Please be advised that this Website does not endorse any products or services directly or indirectly of any of the sites linked to this Website, nor do we endorse any advertisement provided or referenced by those linked third-party Websites.
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