Understanding and Accessing the Best Care for MPNs | Charlotte, NC

A Town Meeting for Patients, Care Partners and Families

 

Saturday, October 22, 2016
Carolinas HealthCare System's Levine Cancer Institute
Charlotte, NC

 

An audience of MPN patients and their caregivers joined us at a recent town meeting along with Carolinas Healthcare System's Levine Cancer Institute 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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Pharmacist’s Perspective: Understanding Dosing, Adherence and Drug Interactions

At a recent MPN town meeting, Dr. Jigar Trivedi, a pharmacist at Carolinas HealthCare System's Levine Cancer Institute, shared insight for patients.

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Why Do MPNs Cause Night Sweats?

At Patient Power's 2016 town meeting at Levine Cancer Institute in Charlotte, Dr. Srdan Verstovsek explains why MPNs cause night sweats.

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Living Well With Your MPN: Maintaining Quality of Life

Dr. Michael Grunwald and nurse, Erin Blackwell, discuss how doctors are helping MPN patients live well and maintain their quality of life.

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Bridging the Gap in Your MPN Care: Facilitating Partnerships Among Experts

Andrew Schorr and MPN world expert Dr. Srdan Verstovsek of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center discuss team efforts between specialists and community doctors around the world.

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Making the Choice to Undergo Stem Cell Transplant for Myelofibrosis: A Patient Story

What factors should you consider when deciding to undergo a stem cell transplant (SCT) for myelofibrosis? Hear firsthand experience from Bo, who was diagnosed with an MPN at age 36.

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Collaboration Among Medical Centers to Deliver Optimal Care for Rare Cancers: What Patients Should Know

Dr. Michael Grunwald from Carolinas HealthCare System's Levine Cancer Institute discusses how he works with patients living with rare cancers to ensure they receive optimal care.

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Understanding and Accessing the Best Care for MPNs | Afternoon Session in Charlotte, NC

From Carolinas Healthcare System's Levine Cancer Institute, MPN experts share the latest treatment and research news, inspiring stories of people living well with MPNs, tips for effective communication with a healthcare team and more.

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Understanding and Accessing the Best Care for MPNs | Morning Session in Charlotte, NC

From Carolinas Healthcare System's Levine Cancer Institute, MPN experts share the latest treatment and research news, inspiring stories of people living well with MPNs, tips for effective communication with a healthcare team and more.

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Guest Presenters

Leukemia Specialist, Department of Hematologic Oncology and Blood Disorders; MPN Specialist


Chief, Section for Myeloproliferative Neoplasms, Department of Leukemia; MPN Specialist


Patient Advocate, Founder of PVReporter.com

PV Reporter



Host

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


Co-Host

Charlotte Television Personality and Businesswoman, Cancer Patient Advocate



This town meeting was sponsored by Incyte Corporation. It was produced by Patient Power in partnership with Carolinas HealthCare System's Levine Cancer Institute. 


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