Patient Power “Stanford

Expanding Research and Treatment Options for Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPNs) | Stanford, CA

A Town Meeting for Patients, Their Families & Care Partners



Saturday, September 12th
Stanford Cancer Institute
Stanford, California


An audience of MPN patients and their caregivers joined us at a recent town meeting at the Stanford 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. 

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Turning a PV Diagnosis Into a Positive: One Woman’s Journey

Annette De Bow shares her journey staring with her PV diagnosis, the visits with her first hematologist and why she decided to seek out better care. She also talks about how she started Trek for a Cure to raise funds for research by hiking.


Patient Story: Why I’m Confident in My MPN Care

Myelofibrosis (MF) patient, Edmund, shares his story of progression from polycythemia vera (PV) to MF and why he chose to participate in a clinical trial.


An MPN Researcher Discusses Calreticulin and Progress in the Field

Dr. Kim-Hien Dao from OHSU Knight Cancer Institute shares her excitement about progress being made in the field of MPNs and new agents that will be approved in the near future.


Treating MPNs: An Expert Perspective on the Challenges and Advances in the Field

Dr. Jason Gotlib, an MPN specialist at Stanford Cancer Institute, shares his perspective on MPN treatment and expands on how new discoveries are changing the landscape of treatment for MPNs.


Replay: MPN Town Meeting Afternoon Session in Stanford, CA

This replay of the afternoon session of the MPN town meeting in partnership with Stanford Cancer Institute features MPN experts and patient advocates sharing the advice for living well, tips for effective communication with a healthcare team, and a Q&A session.


Replay: MPN Town Meeting Morning Session in Stanford, CA

This replay of the MPN town meeting, "The Latest News on Research and Treatment for Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPNs),” in partnership with Stanford Cancer Institute features expert discussions on current treatment and research news and patient stories.


Guest Presenters

Associate Professor of Medicine, Stanford Cancer Institute

Stanford University School of Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

OHSU Knight Cancer Institute

Clinical Social Worker, Hematology

Patient Advocate

Patient Advocate

Patient Advocate


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


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


Page last updated on October 24, 2015