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Haematological cancer: Where are we now with the treatment of multiple myeloma?

August 18th, 2017|News|

Altmetric: 5More detail Article | OPEN Spatial genomic heterogeneity in multiple myeloma revealed by multi-region sequencing

August 18th, 2017|News|

Trails and Tribulations

Not all who wander are lost…I have seen this a lot lately, adorning the shirts and walls amongst varied communities—from artists to drifters to star-seeking entrepreneurs to anyone who just likes the idea of following an unbeaten path. While there is nothing wrong with a good quote that inspires you to one day seek adventure [...]

August 11th, 2017|Big Dam Bridge 100, News|

Subaru and Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Blanket Myeloma Institute with Love

Gareth Morgan, M.D., Ph.D., (third from left) poses with patients and staff at the Myeloma Institute who welcomed the donation of blankets. Aug. 4, 2017 | Patients of the UAMS Myeloma Institute will soon be wrapped in additional care and comfort, thanks to the Subaru Loves to Care initiative launched last year by the vehicle [...]

August 4th, 2017|News|

No Chain No Gain

Hello there.  My adventures in training continue as we prepare for the September Big Dam Bridge 100.  This week’s episode is a bit short, as I had a minor setback.  But I must start off by saying that incidents on the open road are sadly unavoidable.  If you spend any time on two wheels you [...]

July 24th, 2017|Big Dam Bridge 100, News|

Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) Announces $4 Million Investment from the Perelman Family Foundation to Launch MMRF Prevention Project

July 12th, 2017|News|

Climb and Punishment–Uphill, Roadkill, and More.

The elevation is one of the harder aspects of taking on a long bike ride. Although you may think the state of Arkansas is flat because of the Mississippi Delta region that makes up the southeast portion of it, I’m here to tell you that is certainly not the case.   The Big Dam Bridge 100 [...]

July 10th, 2017|Big Dam Bridge 100, News|

Fuel my Ride–Ice Cream Please!

Cycling is awesome and truly invigorating.  It’s a quick way to get about, take in the fresh air, and appreciate the environment surrounding you. But riding around enjoying the scenery does little to prepare you for the demands of an intense race.  At some level, I thought this “old man strength” phenomenon might kick it [...]

July 5th, 2017|Big Dam Bridge 100, News|

Multiple myeloma treatment advances: What health execs should know

Multiple myeloma is a rare cancer, representing about 1.8% of all cancers combined, according to the National Cancer Institute. About 30,000 new cases are expected in the U.S. in 2017. It is more common in men than women, among individuals of African-American descent, and those aged 65 years and older. The SEER Cancer Statistics Review, [...]

June 26th, 2017|News|

My First Big Dam Post

So, first I would like to say that bicycling is a great joy in my life, but I find that I really cannot tell you that.  I am aging, and it is killing my body.  Nonetheless, let’s get this blog thing going. Besides being a middle-aged Welsh myeloma doctor from London, now living for almost [...]

June 16th, 2017|Big Dam Bridge 100, News|