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Long-Term Myeloma Survivors Gather for ‘Family Reunion’

May 7, 2012 | Ray Washtak vividly remembers his first visit to the Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy (MIRT) at UAMS in 1991.

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Half-Century Breast Cancer Survivor Shares Perspective

Nov. 18, 2011 | In 1961, when most of the country was focused on the first American helicopters landing in Vietnam, 27-year-old Joyce Faulkner was already engaged in a different type of battle: the battle against breast cancer. Fast forward 50 years, and the now 77-year-old Faulkner not only won her battle but serves as inspiration for other women who are still in the fight.

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