Patient Power Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Expanding Research and Treatment Options for Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPNs) | Seattle, WA

What Could Recent Progress Mean for Patients?

 

Saturday, October 3rd
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Seattle, Washington

 

An audience of MPN patients and their caregivers joined us at a recent town meeting at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance 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. 

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Patient Folder

 

An Endurance Athlete Shares Her Story of Living Well With PV

Angie Feser is an endurance athlete who was diagnosed with essential thrombocythemia (ET) and later polycythemia vera (PV) in the last year. She shares her story about seeking expert care for her PV, treatment with phlebotomy, and how she stays active and manages the mental challenge of dealing with a cancer diagnosis.

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Expert Perspective: How MPN Gene Mutations Affect Prognosis and Treatment

Andrew Schorr and MPN specialist Dr. Jamile Shammo of Rush University Medical Center discuss the complicated biological mechanisms and pathways of MPNs and how recent discoveries point to improved quality of life for patients.

Published:

Expert Perspective: Managing MPN Care and Treatment Decisions

Dr. Bart Scott, Director of Hematology and Hematologic Malignancies at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, explains coordinated care, why MPN patients should actively seek expert care, and why this is a hopeful time for the management of MPNs.

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Guest Presenters

Director, Hematology and Hematologic Malignancies


Professor of Medicine and Pathology

Rush University Medical Center


Hematologist/Oncologist

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

University of Washington School of Medicine


Clinical Oncology Social Worker



Patient Advocate


Patient Advocate


Hosts

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


Online Host, Patient Power Co-Founder, Caregiver and Patient Advocate


This event was brought to you by Patient Power and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and was sponsored by the Incyte Corporation, Baxalta, Inc. and CTI BioPharma.

 


 


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