Coach Marilyn Higgins: Her Battle With Plasma Cell Leukemia

Posted by on Mar 8, 2013 in ,

If you read our last blog you know that we are working to raise awareness for “The Coaches Fund”. A fund in honor of Marilyn Higgins, a longtime physical education teacher and coach in Belchertown, who lost her battle with plasma cell leukemia. Plasma cell leukemia (PCL) is a rare and aggressive form of multiple myeloma characterized by high levels of plasma cells circulating in the bone marrow and peripheral blood.  Diagnosis of PCL is based on the plasma cell number that...

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