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81-Year-Old Training for Second Ride for Research for UAMS Myeloma Institute.

81-Year-Old Training for Second Ride for Research for UAMS Myeloma Institute

June 28, 2018 | Don Gephardt of North Little Rock, loves to cycle. At 81, he’s not letting his age or his diagnosis put the brakes on any of the miles he covers on the 16-speed Litespeed he bought in early 1997 to ride across the United States.  Read more

Conway Cyclist Joins UAMS Myeloma Institute Team to Honor Dad Sept. 20, 2017 | Julie Ferguson, 51, of Conway, plans to straddle her Trek bike and join 60 others Sept. 23 to ride in the UAMS Myeloma Institute’s Ride for Research.

Conway Cyclist Joins UAMS Myeloma Institute Team to Honor Dad

Sept. 20, 2017 | Julie Ferguson, 51, of Conway, plans to straddle her Trek bike and join 60 others Sept. 23 to ride in the UAMS Myeloma Institute’s Ride for Research.  Read more

 

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.

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.  Read more

Ritchie Brown

UAMS Myeloma Institute Team Goes the Distance to Fight Cancer

Ritchie Brown of Little Rock has had two stem-cell transplants since December 2016.

But you certainly couldn’t tell it this past fall 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.  Read more

 

Ritchie Brown

Doctor, team riding in BDB 100 to raise money for cancer research

For several of those participating it's more than just a bike ride, it's a ride for cancer research.   Read more