Myeloma Patient Thankful for Best Care Close to Home

Driving 700 miles every six weeks for multiple myeloma treatment in Arkansas was not an ideal long-term solution for Lois Tamiyasu. But the Mason resident and her husband, Mikio, had been making the trek to Arkansas religiously for eight years.

Tamiyasu says it was a “godsend” when the UC Cancer Institute Hematologic Malignancies Program team formed in 2013 and began seeing patients at the George L. Strike Bone Marrow Transplant Center, a part of UC Health in Cincinnati. It was a double blessing when she learned that part of the multiple myeloma team who had managed her care was relocating to practice at the UC Cancer Institute.

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