Understanding MPNs: Accessing the Best Care & Treatment Options

A Town Meeting for Patients, Care Partners and Families

May 05, 2018



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If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with a myeloproliferative neoplasm (MPN), staying informed about the latest progress in MPN research is the most effective way to understand your options and properly manage your care and treatment. We are excited to announce that on Saturday, May 5th, in Aurora, CO, Patient Power and its partner, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, will host a town meeting, featuring MPN experts Dr. Brandon McMahon and Nurse Practitioner, Lindsey Lyle, as well as Dr. Naval Daver from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, clinicians and patient advocates.

This free, educational event for MPN patients and care partners gathers specialists, devoted clinicians and patient advocates—all under one roof! The panel will be discussing the latest treatment and MPN research, and provide tips and strategies for optimizing your quality of life with polycythemia vera (PV), essential thrombocythemia (ET) or myelofibrosis (MF).  

By attending this town meeting, you will have the unique opportunity to meet and connect with other patients and care partners living with MPNs. We encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity to interact with a team of experts to get your MPN questions answered.

Join us in-person or online to learn:

  •        Current and developing therapies for MPNs
  •        How to find a specialist and advocate for your care
  •        Tips for managing MPN symptoms and side effects

Agenda

9:00 - 9:30 AM Breakfast Meet & Greet: Connecting With Others Living With MPNs*  
9:30 - 10:00 AM Know Your Treatment Options: ET, PV & MF
10:00 - 10:30 AM Clinical Trials for MPNs: What You Should Know
10:30 - 10:45 AM Q&A – Understanding & Treatment 
10:45 - 11:00 AM     Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:15 AM Meet the Patient Panel 
11:15 - 11:45 AM Advice for Managing Common MPN Symptoms & Side Effects
11:45 - 12:15 PM Tips for Living Well Day-to-Day With an MPN
12:15 - 12:45 PM Q&A: General Session MPN

*All times listed are for the Mountain time zone


Location:

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Hensel Phelps Auditorium, Research Complex 1
12800 E. 19th Ave.
Aurora, CO 80045
View map here


Additional Info:

Visitor Parking is available in the Ignacio Lot. A complimentary parking pass will be provided at registration. 

Special thanks to our promotional partners, MPN Research Foundation, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), Canadian Myeloproliferative Neoplasm Network, PV Reporter, MPN Alliance Australia, MPN Advocacy & Education International and MPN Cancer Connection for their help with this program. The logos for each of these organizations, linked to their individual websites, can be found below.


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Host & Guests
Host

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


Guests

Hematologist, Associate Professor; Division of Hematology


Physician Assistant, Division of Hematology


Assistant Professor, Department of Leukemia



Patient Advocate


Patient Advocate


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This town meeting is sponsored by Incyte Corporation. It is produced by Patient Power in partnership with the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.


 

 

 

 

 

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