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UAMS Study Identifies One Reason Myeloma Patients Respond Differently to Treatment

Oct. 10, 2017 | Researchers with the Myeloma Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) have identified one reason myeloma patients respond differently to treatment — the cancer cells can vary in type and intensity depending on where in the bone marrow they are located. The team headed by Leo Rasche, M.D., and Niels Weinhold, Ph.D., [...]

October 10th, 2017|News|

Myeloma Patient’s Loved Ones Roll ‘Ride for Research’ in Her Honor

Oct. 6, 2017 | Carolyn Barber, of El Dorado, waited as six of her loved ones – ­two daughters, a son, two granddaughters and a great-grandson – each rode 10 miles in the recent UAMS Myeloma Institute’s inaugural Ride for Research across central Arkansas in honor of the 75-year-old’s battle against myeloma. “It was wonderful,” said [...]

October 9th, 2017|News|

UAMS Myeloma Institute Team Goes the Distance to Fight Cancer

Oct. 5, 2017 | Ritchie Brown of Little Rock has had two stem-cell transplants since December 2016. But you certainly couldn’t tell it Sept. 23 as he rode his bicycle 50 miles to raise awareness of multiple myeloma, the cancer he has been fighting with the help of the UAMS Myeloma Institute. Brown, who is [...]

October 5th, 2017|News|