Multiple Myeloma

Colorado Blood Cancer Institute (CBCI) is led by nine internationally renowned physicians and is the leader in Multiple Myeloma (MM) and its related diseases in the Rocky Mountain region.

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Welcome to the Colorado Blood Cancer Institute (CBCI)

at Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center. We are committed to advancing the science and care for our patients with blood cancers such as leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma. Having performed over 3,000 transplants, CBCI is the largest and most experienced full service stem cell and bone marrow transplant (BMT) programs in Colorado and among the top programs in the country. CBCI is accredited by the Foundation for Accreditation of Cellular Therapies (FACT), the global FACT Logostandard for top quality patient care in cellular therapies. We work closely with our physician colleagues from New Mexico to Montana to provide patients with nationally recognized care and access to the most innovative clinical trials.


  • Our physician team has over 150 years of combined experience in treating blood cancers
  • Multidisciplinary teams work together to provide the best treatment plan for you
  • All of your care is provided in one, convenient location
  • Clinical trials tailored for each patient
  • Our commitment to patient safety and providing outstanding care to every patient
  • Part of the Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Network - one of the world's largest providers of blood and marrow (BMT), conducting approximately 1,000 transplants per year.


Sarah CannonCBCI is a proud member of the Sarah Cannon Research Institute which is a global research organization focusing on advanced therapies for cancer patients. Comprised of hundreds of oncologists in both the United States and the United Kingdom dedicated to research, clinical trials and the advancement of all aspects of research support services to oncologists, hematologists and drug development sponsors.
Visit Sarah Cannon for more information.


Patient and Caregiver Classes
Family Support Group: Professional guidance to help patients, family members, partners, caregivers and friends discuss their experiences with each other as well as with other patients and families in similar situations.

First Wednesday of every month
Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Hospital
Hummingbird or Bluebird Room

Callee Redman, RN, BSN
Melanie Stachelski, MA

Front Range Aplastic Anemia Support Group: Come join fellow survivors, family and friends at the Front Range Aplastic Anemia Support Group Serving the Denver Metro/Boulder area, this group meets monthly at various locations for:

  • Informal Fun
  • Information Sharing
  • Support

This is a great opportunity to meet other Aplastic Anemia survivors and their families.
For more information, contact:
Kevin McNamara 303-642-7943
Ellen McDonough 303-881-7904
Joyce Deming 303-421-3684

Amyloidosis Support Group

Date: Saturday April 23, 2016
Time: 8:30am to 2:30pm
Where: Colorado Conference Room South - Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center
Contact Person: or Toll Free 866-404-7539

Guests: Dr. J Mark Sloan, Boston University Amyloid Clinic and Dr. Jeffrey Matous, Colorado Blood Cancer Institute

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Psychosocial Support Groups

Men’s Group: meets on the 3rd floor of CBCI. This group is designed for men who are being treated for cancer or who are cancer survivors. It is a time to share experiences, build relationships, and receive support. This group is currently being held and is ongoing; meets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month, 11 to 12:15pm.

For information or to sign up for the group, please contact Andrea Maikovich-Fong, Ph.D., ABPP at 720-754-4855

Rocky Mountain Blood Cancer Conference
Saturday April 16, 8 am - 3 pm
For patients and healthcare providers
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The JoAnn B. Ficke Cancer Foundation donates $30,000 to the CBCI Patient's Assistance Fund. This generous donation goes to support the Foundation's goal to make the lives of cancer patients and their families better.

Find out more about the Ficke Foundation...

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Vicki Snider, Director of Clinical Operations for the Colorado Blood Cancer Institute accepts donation from Ficke Foundation

Patient Stories

Barbara Hansen

 Barbara Hansen

Multiple Myeloma Patient

"The thought of a stem cell transplant was overwhelming at first, but Dr. Matous and my BMT coordinator, Vicki, explained the process so well and why it was the best option for me."

Learn about Barb's journey...


ConnieConnie's Journey

Learn about Connie's cancer journey after being diagnosed with Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia a rare form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Find out more...

Outreach Centers

A complete list of locations and maps for the CBCI Outreach Centers outside the Denver metro area.

Outreach Centers


Please use our FREE valet parking! It's easy and saves you the problems of finding an open parking space. Follow this link to get more information about parking and directions to CBCI from every direction. Parking-Directions...Valet Parking