Partners Series


Living Well

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The goal of our new Partners series on Patient Power is to create conversation around a variety of complex topics that MPN patients face. Partners will give MPN patients an opportunity to deliberate a variety of complex topics amongst one another while including an MPN specialist to provide an expert perspective.

Mindfulness and MPNs: Maximizing Wellness Through Meditation, Diet and Exercise

In this Partners program, Andrew Schorr is joined by leading expert Dr. Ruben Mesa and two patients living with myeloproliferative neoplasm (MPNs). Julia, living with myelofibrosis (MF) for almost 10 years, and Samantha, living with polycythemia vera (PV) since age 26, discuss the ways in which they practice mindfulness in their daily life.


How Progression Rates Vary Among MPN Patients: An Expert Explains

What can MPN patients expect from their condition over time? How quickly and to what degree it will progress? Tune in to hear noted expert Dr. Mark Heaney explore factors that indicate an increased risk, progression rates and disease complications.


Speaking Up: Tips for Collaborating With Your Healthcare Team

As MPN patients go through changes in their condition and changes in doctors, how can an open dialogue be maintained? When should patients increase the frequency of their appointments? Watch now to find out more.


Monitoring Progression: Mitigating Risk in MPN Patients

Expert Dr. Mark Heaney explores risk factors that contribute to progression in MPNs and discusses treatment options and the role that lifestyle choices play in reducing risks of the disease.


How Do You Know When It’s Time to Switch MPN Therapies?

What physical symptoms indicate a necessary change in the course of MPN therapy? What factors do medical experts consider before making a switch? Watch now to find out.


Progression in MPNs: Allaying Fears and Taking Action

In part two of our Partners series, leading expert Dr. Mark Heaney and MPN patients Ann and Jonna discuss risk stratification, progression, potential complications and actionable steps to take to access the best care available.


What Patients Should Expect: An Expert Breaks Down the Procedure for a Bone Marrow Biopsy

MPN specialist Dr. Laura Michaelis explains how a bone marrow biopsy is performed, the potential risks and purpose of the procedure. Watch now to learn more.


The Winding Road to Diagnosis: How Everyone’s MPN Journey Is Different

A highlight from our first “Partners” program in the series, geared towards those that are newly diagnosed with an MPN, patients share their journey to diagnosis.


The Value in Seeing an MPN Specialist: Devising a Plan for Treatment and Follow-Up

From our first “Partners” program in the series, geared towards newly diagnosed MPN patients, a clinician and patients share their perspective on consultations with specialists and seeking a second opinion.


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The MPN Partners Series is Sponsored by Incyte Corporation.

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Page last updated on January 2, 2019