1. MPN Lab Work: Do Numbers Really Matter?


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    MPN experts Dr. Stephen Oh from Washington University School of Medicine and Dr. Brady Stein from Northwestern Medicine discuss the overall value of blood work numbers in patients with MPNs. Both Dr. Oh and Dr. Stein call into view the significance of looking at the comprehensive data, such as how patients respond to treatment and their physical, mental and emotional feedback in conjunction with their blood work. The experts also explain how patient input in clinical trials helped support the approval of drugs, such as ruxolitinib (Jakafi).

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    • How Do You Decide Which MPN Treatment to Use When?


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      How does one decide therapy after a diagnosis of MPN? How does one begin to weed through the treatments that are considered older, versus those that are newer and might be more potent? At an MPN town meeting in Chicago, Dr. Brady Stein from Northwestern Medicine and Dr. Stephen Oh from Washington University School of Medicine discuss how they approach treatment decisions in patients with MPNs.

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      • Which blood tests are done to identify polycythemia vera (PV)?


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        Dr. Susan Leclair speaks on blood tests which identify inflammation in polycythemia vera (PV) and comes to the conclusion that there aren’t enough advances in inflammation research to render conclusive data. It wasn’t until the 1950s that doctors understood inflammation as a disease process, and consequently the trajectory of research may take another decade. Leclair discusses existing blood tests such as the sed rate and  C-reactive protein tests which can identify an acute phenomenon and chronic inflammation but don’t address the questions of why, how and where the origins of inflammation began.

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        • How to get most out of your MAPs subscription


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          The Action Pack is an annual subscription that provides Microsoft partners with support, training, and demand generation materials to help them drive more value with their small and medium business (SMB) customers. Review this informative video to get more specific information on the Action Pack and how it can align to your business needs.

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          • How to use Digital Partner of Record


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            Digital Partner of Record for an Office 365, CRM Online, Microsoft Intune, and/or EMS Subscription. The objective of this training module is to equip you with the necessary knowledge to have a well-rounded understanding of the recent changes to becoming the Partner of Record for an Office 365, CRM online, Microsoft Intune, or EMS Subscription within Microsoft's Online Services.

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            • An Explanation of Polycythemia Vera (PV)


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              As part of our “Ask the Expert” series, Dr. Ruben Mesa from Mayo Clinic Arizona answers the question “What is polycythemia vera?” He responds with a detailed explanation of the condition and how it is monitored.

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              • Replay of MPN Voice Patients’ Forum – London 2015


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                This replay of the "MPN Voice Patients’ Forum – London 2015” is from our partner, MPN Voice. Learn about symptom management and the latest research and emerging therapies from leading MPN experts. Patients also share their inspiring stories. Thanks to Baxalta, Inc. for their support for the online broadcast and online distribution of MPN content from this event.

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                • Formation Partenaire : l’essentiel


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                  Stéphanie Catarino, Responsable Formation Partenaire (Microsoft) nous donne les clés pour accéder aux formations réservées aux Partenaires Microsoft.

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                  • How a Second Opinion Changed My Care for the Better: A Patient and Doctor Story


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                    Andi Malitz was diagnosed with essential thrombocythemia (ET) at the age 46. After 12 years with a hematologist, she sought care with MPN specialist Dr. Brady Stein at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center in Chicago. In this program, Andi, along with Dr. Stein, shares her story from diagnosis to present day. Dr. Stein talks about making treatment decisions with Andi, and she shares advice for others living with an MPN.

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                    • Expert Perspective: An Optimistic Outlook on the Future of Therapy for MPNs


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                      What new therapies are in development for MPNs? What does the future hold? Dr. Stephen Oh, an MPN specialist from the Washington University School of Medicine, shares his perspective on the latest advances in MPN treatment. He comments on older therapies like Hydrea and new agents in development such as telomerase inhibitors; and he discusses his optimism for the future of MPN therapy.

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