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 […]
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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, […]
The MPN Alliance Australia is proud to announce that they have donated a total of $20,000 to support the MPN Interferon Initiative. In April 2018, the MPN (Myeloproliferative Neoplasms) Research Foundation (MPNRF) and MPN Alliance Australia (MPN AA) announced a research partnership focused on the MPN Interferon Initiative. MPNRF and MPN AA are both patient […]
Haematologist Professor Andrew Grigg recently attended the European Haematology Association (EHA) conference in Stockholm and has kindly allowed the MPN AA to share his summary of MPN studies presented at the conference. Many thanks Professor Grigg! View Professor Grigg’s summary here.
We are so proud of you Nathalie, and so thankful for your huge efforts on behalf of the MPN community in Australia. Your passion, networking and intellectual rigour have absolutely got us to a place no one thought we would ever reach. We as a community have been told so many times in the past […]
The MPN Alliance Australia works in partnership with the Leukaemia Foundation, who manage the dedicated MPN Fund and provide governance.