MACON, Georgia (WMGT/41NBC) – According to the American Cancer Society, multiple myeloma is a relatively uncommon cancer. In the United States, the risk of getting the disease is 1 in 132.
Macon County Commissioner Bob Melvin is someone who’s been diagnosed with this rare type of cancer. As is the case with any cancer, treatment is costly.
This weekend, there’s a “Bikers for Bob” charity ride in Macon County to help Melvin and his family with his medical expenses.
Melvin and William Martin, a friend who’s organizing the ride, visited Daybreak to talk about it.
The “Bikers for Bob” charity ride is Saturday March 30th from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. The ride starts at Flint River Farm School Historical Park in Montezuma. Registration is $20.
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