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Pegasys users may now access resources to help with reimbursement issues through Genentech

MPN News | 9/10/19

For more information about the Genentech Patient Foundation and to learn if a patient receiving a Genentech product (such as Pegasys) is eligible to receive support, please visit www.gene.com/patients/patient-foundation or call the Patient Resource Center at 877-GENENTECH.

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Patient Advocates Take Aim at Progression in Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

MPN News | 9/10/19

Through a one-year pilot grant, the MPN Research Foundation (MPNRF) will provide funding to Dr. Ann Mullally and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's Center for Prevention of Progression (CPOP) to study the genomic basis for MPN disease progression

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Imago BioSciences Granted Fast Track Designation for IMG-7289 in Myelofibrosis

MPN News | 9/6/19

Imago BioSciences announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track designation for the development of IMG-7289 (bomedemstat) for the treatment of myelofibrosis.

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Blood Cancer Awareness Month 2019

MPN News | 9/3/19

September provides the MPN community a unique opportunity to draw attention to polycythemia vera, essential thrombocythemia, and myelofibrosis by celebrating nationally recognized Blood Cancer Awareness Month.

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How mutations express themselves in blood-cell production

MPN News | 8/15/19

A method for detecting mutations and measuring gene-expression levels in the same cell has enabled an investigation into the effects of mutations in a specific gene on the emergence of a form of blood cancer..

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Clinical Cancer Research Publishes Article on Myelofibrosis

MPN News | 8/15/19

Targeting the Aurora Kinase A Inhibition has potential benefit for patients with myelofibrosis.

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Verstovsek Outlines Features of and Therapies for Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

MPN News | 8/02/19

In an article published by Targeted Oncology, Dr. Srdan Verstovsek, MD, Ph., discussed with a group of physicians the considerations he makes with the diagnosis and management of patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs).

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Mark Your Calendars - October 1 is Rare Cancer Day!

MPN News | 8/29/19

The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) has announced a day devoted to raising awareness about rare cancers. Spearheaded by the NORD Rare Cancer Coalition, which is comprised of 24 rare cancer-specific Member Organizations.

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Addressing and proposing solutions for unmet clinical needs in the management of myeloproliferative neoplasm

MPN News | 8/26/19

Researchers recently published an article, "Addressing and proposing solutions for unmet clinical needs in the management of myeloproliferative neoplasm-associated thrombosis: A consensus-based position paper," resulting from a group discussion among an ad hoc constituted Panel of experts aimed at highlighting unmet clinical needs in the management of thrombotic risk and thrombotic events associated with myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs).

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Patient Power Interviews Dr. Ruben Mesa about Fedratinib Approval

MPN News | 8/21/19

BREAKING NEWS: The FDA has approved fedratinib as a new treatment option for myelofibrosis patients.

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MPNRF Quoted in Cure Today Magazine

MPN News | 8/20/19

In an article published by CURE Today, MPN Research Foundation's Executive Director, Michelle Woehrle sat down to discuss the FDA's approval of new Myelofibrosis drug Inrebic (fedratinib), the first approved drug for the disease in nearly a decade.

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Breaking: Inrebic (Fedratinib) approved for Myelofibrosis! This becomes the first FDA approved drug for an MPN in nearly a decade

MPN News | August 16 2019

It is an oral kinase inhibitor with activity against wild type and mutationally activated Janus Associated Kinase 2 (JAK2) and FMS-like tyrosine kinase 3 (FLT3).

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ASH Awards the 2019 William Dameshek Prize

MPN News | 8/8/19

The American Society of Hematology presented Emmanuelle Passegué, Ph.D., of Columbia University Irving Medical Center in New York City with the 2019 William Dameshek Prize for her outstanding contribution to the field of hematology.

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CPI-0610 Demonstrates Activity in MF Patients After Ruxolitinib Failure

MPN News | 08/01/19

A researcher at Mt. Sinai in this video discusses observations from their clinical trial with the drug CPI-0610.

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The MPN Familial Study

MPN News | 7/25/19

We know that myeloproliferative neoplasms may occasionally run in families, but what we don't know is why. The Fleischman Lab, headed by Dr. Angela Fleischman, MD. PhD. in Irvine, CA is seeking to answer that question.

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