How Multiple Myeloma affects the African American community: What you should know

March is Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month. Multiple myeloma is cancer of the plasma cells - a type of white blood cell in bone marrow. This disease is diagnosed in more African Americans than any other race in the United States. Jeffrey Zonder, M.D., leader of the Multiple Myeloma and Amyloidosis Multidisciplinary Team at Karmanos Cancer Institute, joins the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – Michigan Chapter, a multiple myeloma survivor, and The Detroit Praise Network’s Michael Van Tull for a discussion on the disease. They discuss how it affects the African American community and the signs and systems you should not ignore.

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