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Patient Advocacy

The Road to Becoming a Patient Advocate

Yelak Biru provides some direction for people who are interested in becoming a patient advocate.
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Yelak Biru
Patient, North Texas Myeloma Support Group Leader; Member, International Myeloma Foundation; Advisory Committee Chair, Global Myeloma Action Network
Yelak Biru provides some direction for people who are interested in becoming a patient advocate.
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