Patient Stories

Adjusting to Life With an MPN: What Happens After Diagnosis?

In this Patient Power program, Andrew Schorr is joined by patient advocate Beth Kart Probert, Dr. Laura Michaelis and Erin Blackwell, RN, to discuss how to adjust and go about life after being diagnosed with an MPN.


MPN Patient Café: Managing Your MPN Worries

In this MPN Patient Café segment, panelists discuss how they manage their worries and daily lives while living with their MPN.


MPN Patient Café: Hope for the Future

In this MPN Patient Café segment, host Andrew Schorr talks with patients about uncertainties associated with their disease and hope about what's coming next in MPN research.


Former White House Cancer Moonshot Leader: Challenges and Hope for Cancer

In this exclusive Patient Power interview, host Andrew Schorr connects with Greg Simon, Executive Director of the Cancer Initiative for the Biden Foundation and a CLL survivor, to discuss medical progress in the U.S., the establishment of the Biden Cancer Initiative, and more.


MPN Patient Café: Strategies for Coping Day-to-Day

In this MPN Patient Café segment, host Andrew Schorr asks others with MPNs what kinds of things they do in order to maintain optimal health, feel good and stay in control of their lives.


Managing Life With an MPN: Strategies for Getting the Best Care

In this “Living Well With MPNs” webinar, our expert panel, featuring Dr. Laura Michaelis, nurse Erin Blackwell and patient advocate Beth Probert, discussed managing life with an MPN.


Survivorship Care: A Doctor Turned Cancer Survivor Shares Advice

From our coverage of the 2017 ASCO Survivorship Symposium in San Diego, former clinician and lymphoma survivor Dr. Wendy Harpham tells her story and shares her knowledge of survivorship.


Three-Time Cancer Survivor’s Perspective: Insight and Advice for Others

In this Patient Power replay, three-time cancer survivor Pat Gavin explains why he was inspired to become an advocate and shares advice for fellow survivors.


Culture and Healthcare: Two Sisters Empowering the Hispanic Community

At the 2017 ASCO survivorship meeting in San Diego, breast cancer survivor Shirley Pacheco and her sister, LatinaSHARE co-director and also a breast cancer survivor, Jennie Santiago, share how they are working to empower the Hispanic community.


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