Midwest MPN Patient Symposium
September 20, 2012
This fall, the MPN Research Foundation will be hosting an educational symposium in its hometown of Chicago. The event will feature several of the top names in treatment and research, as well as the Chicago MPN Roundtable, a group of doctors from Chicago's major medical institutions who have joined together in an effort to make the city a top destination for the blood cancers polycythemia vera, essential thrombocythemia and myelofibrosis patients seeking treatment and support.
Date: Thursday, September 20, 2012
Time: Registration begins at 7:45am
Program Time: 8:45am to 5:00pm
Location: Doubletree Magnificent Mile
300 East Ohio St
Chicago, IL 60611
LaSalle Ballroom 1
Dr. John Crispino, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine
Dr. Ross Levine, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Dr. Ruben Mesa, Mayo Clinic
Dr. Laura Michaelis, Loyola University Medical Center
Dr. David Snyder, City of Hope Cancer Center
Dr. Brady Stein, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine
Dr. Srdan Verstovsek, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Registration Fee: 1 Attendee $75; 2 Attendees $125 ($62.50 / person); 3 Attendees $175 ($58.33 / person). This includes a continental breakfast, lunch and two snacks.
If you would like to make an additional tax-deductible contribution above the ticket price, we have three levels available: Gold ($1,000), Silver ($500) and Bronze ($250).
Polycythemia vera, essential thrombocythemia and myelofibrosis patients and their families who attend this symposium will learn the latest research developments and treatment practices from a panel of distinguished MPN researchers and physicians. They will learn about the support and care options for these rare blood cancers.
We have reserved a small room block at the Doubletree Magnificent Mile, with a group rate of $189/night for the evenings of 9/19 and 9/20. To reserve a room at this rate, call 312-787-6100 and mention the group name "MPN Patient Symposium". The last date to reserve a room under the group rate is 8/29. Contact Neesha Kharva with any questions at 312-683-7249 or email@example.com.