Mike Dreyer Caregiver

Mike’s wife Jeanie was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma in June, 2010.  In an effort to motivate Jeanie through recovery of her first stem cell transplant in 2010, Mike signed up for his first sprint triathlon with her in 2011 and has been pursuing greater challenges every year.  He has cheered her on through 3 marathons post-transplant, including Boston and NYC for the MMRF,  and has joined her for a marathon and a couple of Spartan events, a Spartan Beast in 2014 and Spartan Fenway as part of the MMRF Endurance Team in 2015.  As a frequent member of MMRF Endurance Team events, Mike has participated in several MMRF events including the inaugural R2V as a member of the Desert Team ( CA to AZ ) and his first ironman at Mont-Tremblant. He has personally seen the positive impact that these events have made on the patients and the MM community, along with the incredible results and quality of life that the MMRF has delivered because of the fundraising.

My 3 Wishes for Multiple Myeloma Patients
Mike Dreyer
MM could take away time, but it wasn’t going to take away meaning. For her, hours, minutes, and days had more purpose and meaning and she has learned and taught…
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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 www.themmrf.org.

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