Pictured here is Dr Steven Lane, Head of Cancer Program QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, receiving a donation of $35,000 from Lara Chapman and the MPN AA. The money is being used to further understand the mechanisms of how MPNs turn into leukaemia. The research is underway in Brisbane and will generate important preliminary data […]
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NEW MPN SUPPORT GROUP – Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne! We are delighted to announce the PeterMac MPN team is launching an MPN Support Group on Tuesday 29 Oct from 10:00-1130am in the Wellbeing Centre, Level 1, with morning tea provided. This group plans to meet monthly. Anyone living with an MPN or caring for […]
Explore the new Carer Gateway Carers in Australia can now find new supports and services, as well as clear advice and tips, on the new Carer Gateway website. If you care for a family member or friend, then Carer Gateway could help you. The new Carer Gateway: provides practical information and advice – the website […]
Thanks to all our donors who made it possible for Nathalie Cook and Ken Young of MPN AA to present a cheque today for $10,000 to Dr Cavan Bennett and haematologists A/Prof Kate Burbury & Dr Sant-Rayn Pasricha of Peter Mac and WEHI to support their exciting research into PV. We raised over $7000 in […]
MPN AA and the Leukaemia Foundation collaborated to stage this very successful MPN patient information event at Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney, attended by 60 patients and family members. MPN AA is very grateful on behalf of MPN patients for the great job done by Greg Zotos from the Leukaemia Foundation, and also Madeline […]
Ropeginterferon alfa 2b is a longer acting form of pegylated interferon. It has very recently been approved for marketing in the EU for the treatment of Polycythemia Vera under the name “Besremi”. Read the full news announcement here.
SAVE THE DATE. MPN AA has been negotiating with the Leukaemia Foundation and a number of great presenters to hold an MPN Patient information afternoon in Sydney on Saturday 23 February 2019. Further details and opportunity to book a place coming soon.
Many thanks to Asher Packman for holding a ‘Blood Bath” for Blood Cancer Awareness Month. Despite a very chilly day, a total of $350 was raised. Asher has donated all proceeds to the MPN Fund and the MPN Alliance Australia. The MPN AA would like to thank Asher for his support.
Did you know around 60,000 Australians are living with a blood cancer and around 35 people are diagnosed every day? September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM) and, as such, here’s your opportunity to support those in need, their caregivers, friends and families. What better way than to jump in an ice-bath, coloured red for […]
Congratulations to Jolanda Visser on her outstanding success – raising $23,505 at a MPN Charity Dinner, in Adelaide, which she organized on behalf of the MPN AA. The MPN AA are grateful for the support of the Leukaemia Foundation with Julia Clarke as the Master of Ceremonies and Kerryn Lambert, from the Leukaemia Foundation, Perth, […]