.@RobinRoberts, Barack and I have you in our prayers. We believe in you and thank you for bringing awareness and hope to others. –mo— Michelle ObamaMichelle ObamaInstagram taps former Michelle Obama, Clinton aide to lead communications Americans should get used to pop culture blending with politics Michelle responds to Barack with her own Valentine's tweet MORE (@MichelleObama) June 11, 2012
Roberts announced her tweet was regarding "something I have been dealing [with] for the last couple months" on ABC's "Good Morning America" Monday morning.
Obama's Twitter feed directed followers to Roberts's post in order to understand the diagnosis. Roberts is also encouraging readers to sign up to be bone marrow donors.
Roberts has interviewed the first lady in the past, as recently as late last month, when Obama was promoting her book, American Grown.