Blood Cancer Awareness Month-Patient Events

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In the fight against MPN Blood Cancer, Research & Support can make all the difference. The MPN Research Foundation is your partner. The innovative research we fund moves science forward. Support from family, friends and us means you are never alone. Together we can make a difference today, while finding better treatments and a cure for tomorrow. Patients and caregivers have options for support, both online and in person. 

The MPN Research Foundation will be rolling out a list of activities for MPN patients to participate in during the month of September and will be highlighting some of the important work currently being conducted in research, advocacy and education. These activities have been spearheaded not just by MPN Research Foundation, but by a wider group of organizations working together to help patients. 

Blood Cancer Awareness Month Events

Patient Support Groups
September 10, 2015
Contact: Mabel at 303-764-8523 

September 10, 2015-Gilda's Club Chicago.@6-8pm
Contact: Ericka at

September 17, 2015
Contact: Jean at 724.831.0368 or Email:

Los Angeles
September 26th 11am to 3pm.
Contact: Ron Anderson at 

SF Bay Area
October 3rd at 9:30am-4:30pm in San Francisco
Registration required and space is limited.

For patient support group meetings beyond September click here

See more here.

Patient Symposiums

Cancer Support Community
September 1-30 – CSC local sites will be hosting  awareness events: Shining the Light on MPN during the month of September.

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Tuesday, September 8, – Blood Cancer Conference in Hershey, Pennsylvania

MPN Advocacy and Education International
September 11-12 - Women and MPN , San Diego, CA

Patient Power
A Town Meeting for Patients, Their Families & Care Partners
Saturday, September 12, - Online and In-Person in Stanford, CA

Cancer Support  Community of Greater Philadelphia
Saturday, September 12, at 4100 Chamounix Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19131. 
Breakfast will be served at 9 a.m. with the lecture starting at 9:45 a.m. Speaker is Dr. Gerald L. Messerschmidt, the director of clinical research at Lankenau Institute for Medical Research.

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Saturday, September 19, Blood Cancer Conference in Worcester, Massachusetts

The Canadian MPN Network
Saturday, September 26, Patient advocacy Conference

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
September 26, Blood Cancer Conference in Chicago, Illinois

MPN Voice
September 30, Patients' Forum, Edinburgh Register Here*

*Event has passed

Fundraising Events

Tim’s Run
Yarmouth, ME
Sunday, September 27, 2015

Chicago Half Marathon
Sunday, September 27, 2015 

Author: William Crowley

Bill Crowley has worked with blood cancer patients, family and friends for over 15 years. As the Director of Development, he helps supporters appreciate how their gifts impact MPN research.

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