Myeloma News

July 19, 2019

Subaru, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Blanketing Myeloma Patients with Love

Myeloma patient John Tyler of Conway accepts a blanket from Shane Haas, communications manager of Subaru of Little Rock

July 3, 2019

Cross-Country Cyclists Stop by UAMS Cancer Institute to Promote Research and Fundraising

Myeloma patient Melissa Durham of Strawberry, Arkansas, and her husband Eddie visited with nearly 30 students from The University of Texas at Austin in Texas who recently visted the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute. The students are part of a larger group cycling 4,000 miles from Austin to Anchorage, Alaska, in support of cancer treatment and research. Photo credit, Linda Haymes

June 5, 2019

Myeloma Patient in Remission, Grateful for Additional Time

May 30, 2019

Welcome Hayley Bierman


Dear Patients, It is my pleasure to inform you that Hayley Bierman has accepted the position as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner in my clinic. Hayley has worked in the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute’s Infusion 4 clinic since 2012 providing care to our patients undergoing chemotherapy and stem cell transplantation.  Patients and caregivers can reach…

May 23, 2019

Commentary by UAMS’ van Rhee Featured in Blood Journal

Commentary by UAMS’ van Rhee Featured in Blood Journal

May 8, 2019

Florida-based Friendship Transcends, Through Sickness and Health

Myeloma Center patient Gail Naimo of Port St. Lucie, Fla., (right) encouraged fellow myeloma patient Sergio Pinango and his wife Blanca Nieto (left) to seek treatment at UAMS. He did and today is in remission with no evidence of the disease.

April 1, 2019

Patient Bikes East Coast to Fight Myeloma

This year, myeloma patient Alan Wolfson of Lakewood Ranch, Florida, will take an 18-day, 500-mile ride from Virginia Beach, Virginia, to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the destination of his first ride in 2002. He’s leaving May 1 and has already gathered more than $4,000 in pledges for the Myeloma Center.

March 21, 2019

Grateful Texan Holds Party for Myeloma Center

Myeloma patient Laura Drake and husband Marty of Idalou, Texas, celebrate her continued remission annually with a cocktail party in Lubbock with their friends. The party raises awareness of the disease and money, more than $5000, for the Myeloma Center.

March 11, 2019

Myeloma Center Staff Share Recent Discoveries at 2018 American Society of Hematology Conference

Clinical Trials

More than 30,000 clinicians and researchers gathered at the American Society of Hematology Conference in San Diego, California, this past December. Several representatives from the UAMS Myeloma Center presented a total of 24 abstracts on our recent discoveries, including three prestigious oral presentations. Here are lay summaries of those presentations:  Personalized Therapy in Multicentric Castleman…

March 1, 2019

Cancer Survivor Hits High Notes, Inspiring Fellow Myeloma Patients

Cancer Survivor Hits High Notes, Inspiring Fellow Myeloma Patients

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