As many of you already know, September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month in the United States. For the next few weeks, advocates, patients, caregivers, doctors and patients will be talking a lot about the need for funding research and education.
So I'd like to know, if you have talked to other people who may not know as much about myeloma and other blood cancers, what do you tell them? How have they reacted. If you've chosen not to talk about it to the uninitiated, why not?