Entries by Sue

Let’s support ground breaking MPN research by award winning researchers at the University of Western Australia!

Professor Wendy Erber and her colleagues, Dr Kathryn Fuller and Dr Henry Hui at the University of Western Australia, (pictured above) are undertaking research on a new technique to see if they can detect which MPN patients may be at risk of progressing to leukaemia or marrow fibrosis. It is hoped this may ultimately provide […]

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Better accessibility to MPN AA website information for non-English speakers

MPN Alliance Australia is pleased to advise that we have taken initiatives to improve accessibility to information on our website for patients and families in languages other than English. We now offer treatment information on Hydroxyurea, Interferon, Anagrelide and Ruxolitinib in Arabic via our website. We are extremely fortunate to have been donated the services […]

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$35,000 donation to Dr Steven Lane, QIMR, for MPN research

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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MPN patient support group – 29 October at PeterMac in Melbourne

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 […]

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Explore the New Carer Gateway for Australians

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 […]

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MPN AA donates $10,000 to Australian MPN research

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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