Living Well With Multiple Myeloma

A Town Meeting for Patients, Care Partners and Families


Saturday, July 23, 2016
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS)
Little Rock, Arkansas


An audience of myeloma patients and their caregivers joined us at a recent town meeting along with the UAMS Myeloma Institute to hear the latest treatment and research news, inspiring stories of people living well with myeloma, tips for effective communication with a healthcare team and more.

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Myeloma Remission: Managing Life After Treatment

UAMS Myeloma Institute experts weigh in on managing your life after multiple myeloma treatment and throughout remission.


How an Oncology Social Worker Can Help You

Connect with an oncology social worker to obtain help and services. Harold Dean is an expert in his field and helps cancer patients regain control of their lives.


Taking Care of Yourself: Preventing Infection With Myeloma

How can I prevent infection and why? From UAMS Myeloma Institute, Dr. Frits van Rhee along with Nadine Baxter, discuss why it’s important to avoid infection and tips for doing so.


Considering a Myeloma Clinical Trial? An Expert Explains

Is participation in a clinical trial a good idea? Is it safe? Myeloma experts explain the pros and cons


Myeloma Treatment: Where Does Immunotherapy Fit In?

Dr. Frits van Rhee from the UAMS Myeloma Institute explains various immunotherapies—both current and in development—for multiple myeloma patients.


Transplant As an Effective Treatment for Multiple Myeloma

Dr. Gareth Morgan shares his opinion, based on strong evidence, about the efficacy of stem cell transplant (SCT) as a treatment for multiple myeloma.


Choosing Treatment for YOUR Myeloma

With more multiple myeloma (MM) treatments being approved and personalized for myeloma patients, Drs. Gareth Morgan, Faith Davies, and Frits van Rhee, from the UAMS Myeloma Institute discuss the expanding armamentarium.


Myeloma Explained

What is multiple myeloma? Drs. Faith Davies and Frits van Rhee, both from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Myeloma Institute, explain this cancer of the plasma cells.


Expert Perspective: Optimizing Care Through Clinical Trials for Myeloma

Dr. Faith Davies, a multiple myeloma expert, explains how to improve your standard of care by participating in clinical trials.


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Guest Presenters

Professor of Medicine and Director of the UAMS Myeloma Institute

Professor of Medicine and Director of Phase I Clinical Trials Program

Professor of Medicine and Director of Developmental and Translational Medicine

Patient Advocate

Patient Advocate


Host, Patient Power Co-Founder, Two-Time Cancer Survivor and Patient Advocate

Online Host, Patient Power Co-Founder, Caregiver and Patient Advocate

This town meeting was sponsored by Takeda Oncology and produced by Patient Power in partnership with the UAMS Myeloma Institute.

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