March 30, 2017

Nonsecretory Multiple Myeloma: New Options in Assessment and Treatment

Nonsecretory Multiple Myeloma

Hallmark of most multiple myeloma cases is the persistent production of some form of immunoglobulins, a phenomenon that brings the disease to attention. However, there is a subset of multiple myeloma patients who do not secrete immunoglobulin or its component parts into either the blood or urine, hence called non-secretory myeloma. Some non-secretory myeloma patients…


March 21, 2017

Faces of UAMS: Brian Walker, Ph.D.

Meet Brian Walker, Ph.D. Brian Walker is the director of research for the UAMS Myeloma Institute.

Brian Walker is the director of research for the UAMS Myeloma Institute. March is Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month, and Walker discusses what that special focus on myeloma means, his research and how the UAMS Myeloma Institute’s world-leading status for the research and treatment of it drew him to accept his position here more than a…


Understanding Multiple Myeloma: Dr. Faith Davis from UAMS

UAMS Myeloma Institute's Dr. Faith Davies joined THV11 This Morning today to raise awareness about multiple myeloma, its causes and treatments.

March 7, 2017

Dr. Frits Van Rhee with UAMS joins Fox 16 Good Day

Myeloma awareness

Dr. Frits Van Rhee with UAMS joins Fox 16 Good Day to tell us more about multiple myeloma and how it’s treated. Watch video below: http://www.fox16.com/klrt-good-day/myeloma-awareness-month/667936670  


March 2, 2017

U.S. Ambassador Chooses UAMS Myeloma Institute

U.S. Ambassador Chooses UAMS Myeloma Institute

March 2, 2017 | Ambassador Ruth A. Davis traveled the world as a U.S. diplomat during her 40 years with the U.S. Foreign Service. But when she learned she had a relapse of multiple myeloma, a cancer of plasma cells in the blood, she headed to Arkansas and the UAMS Myeloma Institute. “I’ve often had…


March 1, 2017

March 2017 DAISY Award

Congratulations to Melissa Thomas, RN III for being selected as the DAISY Award recipient for the month of March!

Melissa Thomas, RN III – The Myeloma Institute Congratulations to Melissa Thomas, RN III for being selected as the DAISY Award recipient for the month of March! Melissa works in The Myeloma Institute and was nominated by a co-worker who was also a patient.  The nomination below reflects how Melissa impacted her life in a…


February 10, 2017

Myeloma Patients Fare Better When Treated at Experienced Facilities

UAMS’ Steve Davis, R.N., helps Michael White as he undergoes treatment for multiple myeloma.

Feb. 9, 2017 | The UAMS Myeloma Institute, an international leader in myeloma research and clinical care since 1989, sees more myeloma patients than just about any other center in the world. The institute’s specialists treat myeloma day in and day out.  That is a distinct advantage for patients.  And, recent research indicating that patients…


February 8, 2017

His Doctors Were Stumped. Then He Took Over.

His Doctors Were Stumped. Then He Took Over.

February 7, 2017

Young Jewelry Designer Supports Myeloma Research

Photo by Christer Berg / Bailey McNeill's raw crystal necklaces and bracelets bring joy to the wearer while also supporting myeloma research. McNeill donates half of her proceeds to the Myeloma Institute to help further development of curative therapies.

Photo by Christer Berg / Bailey McNeill’s raw crystal necklaces and bracelets bring joy to the wearer while also supporting myeloma research. McNeill donates half of her proceeds to the Myeloma Institute to help further development of curative therapies. Feb. 10, 2017 | Bailey McNeill of Raleigh, North Carolina, is a UAMS Myeloma Institute rock…



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