Entries by Sue

$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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‘Blood Bath’ for Blood Cancer Awareness Month

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 […]

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MPN Charity Dinner raises $23,505 for MPN research

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, […]

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