MPN Partners Series


Living Well

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The goal of our new Partners series on Patient Power is to create conversation around a variety of complex topics that MPN patients face. Partners will give MPN patients an opportunity to deliberate a variety of complex topics amongst one another while including an MPN specialist to provide an expert perspective.

Following MPN Disease Evolution: A Patient-Physician Approach to Monitoring Change and Adjusting Treatment Plans

Dr. Srdan Verstovsek and patient advocate Samantha Trahan give insight into a teamwork approach to MPN care. Watch as they discuss prognostic markers, MPN progression and more.


MPN Therapy: Advice and Guidance for Making Treatment Decisions

How is treatment chosen and monitored for MPNs? Tune in to hear expert and patient views on treatment decisions, assessing treatment response and more.


Transform Your Outlook: How a Change in Perspective Can Improve Life With a Chronic Cancer

How can a perspective shift help change a cancer patient’s quality of life? Watch now to hear expert and patient advice on coping strategies to help overcome cancer diagnosis emotional and psychological challenges.


Being Good to Your Body: Diet Tips From MPN Patients

How does the food MPN patients eat impact overall health? Watch as patient advocates Samantha and Julia discuss changes they have made to their diet since diagnosis to maintain health and moderate weight.


Living in the Moment: Patient and Doctor Perspectives on Using Mindfulness Techniques

What can MPN patients do to keep from fixating on their disease and focus on their well-being? Tune in to hear experts discuss some mindfulness techniques to help in your daily life with an MPN.


Coping With the Challenges of a Chronic Illness: MPN Patients Share Their Strategies

How can MPN patients stay present and manage stress with their MPN diagnosis? Watch now to hear patient advocates Samantha and Julia discuss how they persevere.


Mindfulness and MPNs: Maximizing Wellness Through Meditation, Diet and Exercise

In this Partners program, Andrew Schorr is joined by leading expert Dr. Ruben Mesa and two patients living with myeloproliferative neoplasm (MPNs). Julia, living with myelofibrosis (MF) for almost 10 years, and Samantha, living with polycythemia vera (PV) since age 26, discuss the ways in which they practice mindfulness in their daily life.


How Progression Rates Vary Among MPN Patients: An Expert Explains

What can MPN patients expect from their condition over time? How quickly and to what degree it will progress? Tune in to hear noted expert Dr. Mark Heaney explore factors that indicate an increased risk, progression rates and disease complications.


Speaking Up: Tips for Collaborating With Your Healthcare Team

As MPN patients go through changes in their condition and changes in doctors, how can an open dialogue be maintained? When should patients increase the frequency of their appointments? Watch now to find out more.


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The MPN Partners Series is sponsored by Incyte Corporation.

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Page last updated on April 19, 2019