March Is Myeloma Awareness Month

Multiple myeloma is the second most common blood cancer. Yet the majority of patients have never heard of it until they are told they have the disease.

To help raise awareness, the International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) in 2009 declared March “Myeloma Awareness Month.” We have been working diligently to increase awareness. Last year over 60 cities and four states did the same. This year, we are pleased to see how many other organizations are following in our footsteps and recognizing March as “Myeloma Awareness Month.” The IMF is proud to have brought people together to spread the word and achieve this important goal!

Increasing awareness of this devastating disease can lead to increased funding for research and ultimately save lives. Awareness can lead to patients asking whether their doctor has considered myeloma as a possible cause for their symptoms and can lead to earlier diagnosis.

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Myeloma Stories

Inspiring stories from patients and caregivers on how they learned to cope with Multiple Myeloma

News Articles

Local support groups bring Multiple Myeloma Awareness to media outlets.

Proclamations

Let your voice be heard. Myeloma Awareness Month proclamations from across the nation.

Educate

Multiple myeloma is the second most common blood cancer. Yet the majority of patients have never heard of it until they are told they have the disease.

Share

You Tell One Person about Myeloma and they tell one person and that person tells one person and before you know it lots of people know about myeloma!

Proclaim

Have your hometown, county or state declare March as Myeloma Awareness Month. Increase awareness of myeloma and ultimately save lives.

Make a Difference

Your donation today can make the difference for myeloma patients in your community and around the world.
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