Groundbreaking. Novel. Relentless.
Ken Halliday with his family
(left to right) Ken, Felice, Patty, Phillip, San Antonio, Texas
"I was diagnosed with multiple myeloma on December 24,
2010 after my buddy gave me a bear hug that dropped me to my knees in
severe pain. I was 49 years old, and at that moment my priorities went
into sharp focus. I became obsessively determined to beat myeloma so I
could be there for my wife, children and grandchildren.
I did my homework and sought treatment with Dr.
Bart Barlogie at the Myeloma Institute. Once I had the facts, it was an
easy decision for me. The Myeloma Institute treats more myeloma patients
than anywhere else in the world, they run more clinical trials, and
they have access to more cutting-edge drugs and therapies than any other
I finished my treatments in Little Rock in 2011 and
have moved on to maintenance therapy in my home town of San Antonio
under the direction of Dr. Barlogie, with periodic check-ups back at the
I am living a full and active life with my family
without limitations. And, I stay connected with my myeloma buddies from
around the world who went through treatment the same time I did. Life is
good, and with the Myeloma Institute as my partner, I look forward to a
long life ahead."
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The Director's Message
The Myeloma Institute is committed to one overriding goal:
curing multiple myeloma. Through innovative translational research, we
have changed the landscape worldwide for myeloma treatment. While many
patients have already been cured, we will continue to advance a cure for
all patients. My sincere thanks to our donors, who help make our
research possible and keep us firmly positioned as the hub of myeloma
Bart Barlogie, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Myeloma Institute for
Research and Therapy