1. What's the Connection Between Inflammation and MPNs?

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    Myeloproliferative neoplasms are sometimes referred to as inflammatory conditions. Dr. Bart Scott from Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and Dr. David Snyder from City of Hope expand on exactly what this…

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    • Understanding the Goals of Myelofibrosis Treatment

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      Myelofibrosis is a disorder of the bone marrow that disrupts normal production of blood cells causing excessive scarring of the bone marrow. So, is the goal of treatment to reduce scarring in the…

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      • MPN Treatments in Development: Immunomodulators & Interferons

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        Dr. David Snyder from City of Hope explains what immunomodulators and interferons are and their role in the treatment of MPNs. He describes what researchers know about how these types of treatments…

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        • What Are the Phases of Clinical Trials?

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          When should you consider clinical trial participation? What are the phases of clinical trials? Dr. Bart Scott from Seattle Cancer Alliance and Linda Seymour, a Hematology Clinical Trials Research…

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          • What Is Stem Cell Transplant and When Is It Appropriate?

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            MPN experts, Dr. Bart Scott from Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and Dr. David Snyder from City of Hope, share their knowledge about stem cell transplants and when they are appropriate. Dr. Scott describes…

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            • Targeted Medicines for MPN Treatment: The Role of JAK Inhibitors

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              An MPN expert from Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Dr. Bart Scott, describes targeted medicines, such as ruxolitinib (Jakafi®) and the role that they play in the treatment of myeloproliferative neoplasms…

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              • Michael’s MPN Story: Diagnosed with an MPN at Age 33

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                Michael Coulombe was diagnosed with an MPN, polycythemia vera (PV), at the young age of 33 after seeking medical attention for a sports injury. Michael tells his story covering over 19 years of diagnosis,…

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                • What Is Bone Marrow Scarring?

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                  How does bone marrow scarring affect your MPN diagnosis? MPN expert Dr. David Snyder from City of Hope explains bone marrow scarring, the consequences of this scarring, and how it affects the spleen…

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                  • Town Meeting Coverage: About Myelofibrosis (MF) and the Treatment Approaches

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                    An except from our recent town meeting in Duarte, California: Dr. David Snyder, an MPN expert, from City of Hope describes the process of determining treatment for MF and defines the various symptoms…

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                    • Living with an MPN from the Perspectives of a Patient and a Caregiver

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                      Essential thrombocythemia (ET) patient Brian Lopez was diagnosed at age 39. He and his wife Sharon, discuss life with an MPN. They describe their family and their journey, how Sharon played an aggressive…

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