Blood Cancer Awareness Month
September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month, and we need your support to raise awareness of acute myeloid leukemia (AML)! Become part of the collective voice advocating for patients with this devastating cancer, and join us in telling the world that AML is a cancer that can’t be ignored.
During Blood Cancer Awareness Month, we are encouraging the AML community and the general public to participate in the official Know AML awareness and education activity.
The official Know AML-coordinated activity for Blood Cancer Awareness Month is called Your Questions Answered.
This is your opportunity to get your questions answered by a patient in remission, carer, or world-leading doctor in AML!
Your Questions Answered
1. Decide on your questions
The first step is to consider the questions that you would like answered by the patient in remission, carer, or world-leading doctor in AML. During Blood Cancer Awareness Month, Know AML will be speaking to the following people:
Anna Mamwell – Patient in remission
Anna was diagnosed with AML in 2015. Anna will be here to answer any questions you have on the signs and symptoms of AML and her experience of living with AML.
Dorcas Hills - Carer
Dorcas cared for her husband who was diagnosed with AML in 2014. Dorcas will be answering any questions you have on caring for someone with AML.
Dr Gail Roboz – World-leading doctor in AML
Dr Gail Roboz is a world-leading doctor in AML. Dr Gail Roboz will be here to answer any questions you have on clinical trials for AML.
Please note: The patient in remission, carer, and world-leading doctor in AML cannot give specific medical advice. If you have a question about your personal health, please consult your doctor.
2. Submit your questions
Please use the button below to submit your questions and ensure they are submitted by the following dates:
Experience of living with AML
Signs and symptoms of AML
Thursday, September 3, 2020
Caring for someone with AML
Monday, September 14, 2020
Dr Gail Roboz
World-leading doctor in AML
Clinical trials for AML
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Please note: All your questions will remain anonymous. We can’t promise we’ll answer every question we receive. If there are any unanswered questions, we’ll make this information available on our website, so your question can help other people too.
3. Share your knowledge with your community
Throughout Blood Cancer Awareness Month, Know AML will publish a series of videos, via its social media channels, of the patient in remission, carer, or world-leading doctor in AML answering your questions.
If you’re not on social media, please click on the button below to access the videos from Anna, Dorcas, and Dr Gail Roboz, and encourage your friends, family, and colleagues to do the same!