(FESTUS)    March is “Myeloma Awareness Month”, a time to build attention that multiple myeloma is a blood cancer that can affect adults. Medical experts say men tend to have a higher risk of diagnosis than women. In a recent interview on KJFF, Dr. Lee Greenberger, Chief Scientific Officer at the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society said myeloma can be detected in a several ways.

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society has committed $45 million to fund multi-year myeloma research. The society offers free information, education and support for myeloma patients, survivors and caregivers at lls.org.

Listen to the entire interview with Dr. Lee Greenberger and myeloma survivor Gwendolyn Burgess below.