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MPN Research Foundation

Partner. Advocate. Friend. At the MPN Research Foundation, we’re committed to standing with you in the fight against polycythemia vera (PV), essential thrombocythemia (ET) and myelofibrosis (MF) – the group of blood cancers collectively known as myeloproliferative neoplasms.

PROVIDING EDUCATION AND RESOURCES FOR A BETTER TODAY. INVESTING IN RESEARCH FOR A BETTER TOMORROW.

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RECENT NEWS

  • I5 WEEKS AFTER HEALTH COLLAPSE, COACH BACK IN BELOVED ROUTINE

    MPN NEWS | May 3, 2021

    Joe WilliamsSentinel Staff Writer March 19, 2006 EUSTIS — The sounds of baseball were all around Chet Lemon and it was music to his ears. The repeated thwack of metal-alloy bats striking baseballs during batting practice rang out. The chatter of coaches and players, working on bunt coverage and pickoff plays, filled the air. “I… Read More »I5 WEEKS AFTER HEALTH COLLAPSE, COACH BACK IN BELOVED ROUTINE

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    BIKE RIDE FUND-RAISER IN MEMORY OF BELMONT CYCLIST

    MPN NEWS | May 3, 2021

    Thursday, July 20, 2006 Belmont resident Al Bolea lost his gallant seven-year fight against myelofibrosis at age 47. Bolea was a member of the Charles River Wheelmen (CRW) cycling club. Riding on his own, he dominated the hills on rides throughout Massachusetts and New England. Yet as a leader of CRW’s Wednesday night ride throughout… Read More »BIKE RIDE FUND-RAISER IN MEMORY OF BELMONT CYCLIST

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    MPD FOUNDATION PRESIDENT, BOB ROSEN, ATTENDS 2004 ASH CONFERENCE IN SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA

    MPN NEWS | May 3, 2021

    I attended the Saturday sessions of the ASH conference in San Diego and wanted to make a brief report of my impressions. It was held in the beautiful convention center on the San Diego waterfront and it seemed like the turnout was huge, in the many thousands. One of the MPD Sessions, in a room… Read More »MPD FOUNDATION PRESIDENT, BOB ROSEN, ATTENDS 2004 ASH CONFERENCE IN SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA

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  • What is Primary Myelofibrosis (MF)?

    Primary Myelofibrosis (MF)

    PMF is a chronic blood cancer in which excessive scar tissue forms in the bone marrow and impairs its ability to produce normal blood cells.

    Learn more about MF

    What is Essential Thrombocythemia (ET)?

    Essential Thrombocythemia (ET)

    Most commonly diagnosed in women over the age of 50, ET is associated with a proliferation of platelet precursors in the bone marrow and complications frequently include blood clotting and/or bleeding.

    Learn more about ET

    What is Polycythemia Vera (PV)

    Polycythemia Vera (PV)

    The disease is most common in men over the age of 60, but anyone can develop PV. PV patients typically experience an elevated red blood cell count, an elevated platelet count and an enlarged spleen, especially over time.

    Learn more about PV

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  • With an orphan disease, the support can be hard to find. I found that support at the MPN Research Foundation.

    JUAN ALDERETE, PV 06

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    Julie and her family joined team MPN and created HikeMF to join the fight against MPNs.

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