Understanding Treatment Options for MPNs | Duarte, CA

Accessing the Best Care for You or a Loved One—With an Additional Focus on the Role of Transplant

 

Saturday, October 15, 2016
City of Hope
Duarte, California

 

An audience of MPN patients and their caregivers joined us at a recent town meeting, hosted by our partner, City of Hope, to hear the latest treatment and research news, inspiring stories of people living well with MPNs, tips for effective communication with a healthcare team and more.

We are also planning events in other cities. If you haven’t already, please sign up for email updates so we can alert you when important and inspiring videos become available and when upcoming town meetings are scheduled.

 

 

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An MPN Story: Planning for the Future 14 Years After Diagnosis

Margie Lunt is planning for her future in spite of living with a myeloproliferative neoplasm (MPN), known as myelofibrosis (MF). Hear how Margie’s faith and positive outlook allow her to live a full life with MF.

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Improving the Quality of Care: NCCN Guidelines for the Treatment of MPNs

World-renowned MPN expert Dr. Ruben Mesa of Mayo Clinic discusses the recently updated NCCN guidelines that help advise doctors around the world on how to treat MPNs.

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Partnering With Your Loved One to Get the Best Care

How can you best support your loved one when dealing with a cancer diagnosis? Meet Sylvia and John, a husband and wife MPN team.

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Stem Cell Transplant As a Myelofibrosis Treatment: When Is the Right Time?

Who is stem cell transplant appropriate for and when? Dr. David Snyder explains the evolution of stem cell transplant as a treatment for myelofibrosis.

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Understanding Treatment Options for MPNs: Afternoon Session

Learn how to access the best MPN care and treatment for you or your loved one. Patient Power’s afternoon session at City of Hope.

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Understanding Treatment Options for MPNs: Morning Session

Learn how to access the best MPN care and treatment for you or your loved one. Patient Power’s morning session at City of Hope.

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Guest Presenters

Associate Director, Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation; MPN Specialist


Director, Mays Family Foundation Distinguished University Presidential Chair Professor of Medicine

UT Health San Antonio Cancer Center


Clinical Social Worker, Department of Supportive Care Medicine


Host

Host, Patient Power Co-Founder, Two-Time Cancer Survivor and MPN Patient Advocate


Co-Host

Patient Power Contributor, Cancer Patient Advocate for Husband and Daughter



This town meeting was sponsored by Incyte Corporation. It was produced by Patient Power in partnership with City of Hope. 


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