Marty Perlmutter Patient Friend

Marty came to the MMRF in 2012 with the idea to ride his bike from Florida to Maine in memory of his best friend Roy who had just passed away from multiple myeloma. Marty accomplished his epic ride up the East Coast, and then began to dream bigger. Next up: his goal was to get the MMRF to form a team to ride across the country. And so it happened, in 2017. He is largely responsible forR2V’s coming to fruition and was one of the Magnificent Seven that completed the 3400-mileride last fall. If that wasn’t enough Marty rode from London to Paris in 2018 and is back for more in 2019.

I Ride for Roy…And for ALL Cancer Patients
Marty Perlmutter
When my friend Roy Gross died from multiple myeloma in 2012, I pledged to him that I would do as much as I could to help others and that hopefully…
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The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) is the largest nonprofit in the world solely focused on accelerating a cure for each and every multiple myeloma patient. We drive the development and delivery of next-generation therapies, leverage data to identify optimal and more personalized treatment approaches, and empower myeloma patients and the broader community with information and resources to extend their lives. Central to our mission is our commitment to advancing health equity so that all myeloma patients can benefit from the scientific and clinical advances we pursue. Since our inception, the MMRF has committed over $500 million for research, opened nearly 100 clinical trials, and helped bring 15+ FDA-approved therapies to market, which have tripled the life expectancy of myeloma patients. To learn more, visit

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At Janssen, we’re creating a future where disease is a thing of the past. We’re the Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, working tirelessly to make that future a reality for patients everywhere by fighting sickness with science, improving access with ingenuity, and healing hopelessness with heart. We focus on areas of medicine where we can make the biggest difference: Cardiovascular, Metabolism & Retina; Immunology; Infectious Diseases & Vaccines; Neuroscience; Oncology; and Pulmonary Hypertension.

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