It’s a form of blood cancer that starts in the plasma cells and spreads throughout the body. African Americans are two to three more times likely to be diagnosed.
FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. — Recently we’ve heard a lot about the strand of cancer known as Multiple Myeloma. It’s a form of blood cancer that starts in the plasma cells and spreads throughout the body.
Just two weeks ago, former Secretary of State, Colin Powell died from COVID-19 complications, however, his doctors say his Myeloma raised his risk of dying from the virus.
We spoke with Mr. Gerard Blue and his wife Stacy about what the last three years have been like for their family.
Gerard told us that he was experiencing severe back pain before his diagnosis and thought nothing was wrong beyond that.
“I said at least we found out what it was. And so let’s go from here. …