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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Entries by Sue
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 […]
Sue Taylor and Nathalie Cook from the MPN Alliance Australia, were invited, as guests of the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Western Australia, to attend and present at the WA MPN Symposium. Sue Taylor presented on the advocacy of the MPN Alliance Australia whilst Nathalie Cook presented on healthy eating and the […]
Chicago, IL and Australia The MPN (Myeloproliferative Neoplasms) Research Foundation (MPNRF) and MPN Alliance Australia (MPN AA) are proud to announce a research partnership focused on the MPN Interferon Initiative. MPNRF and MPN AA are both patient advocacy organizations who work on behalf of patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms, a group of rare, chronic blood cancers. […]
Dear Friends, Roche phoned me today to announce the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC) recommended in it’s November 2017 meeting that the Government change the PBS listing for Pegasys to UNRESTRICTED ACCESS, to enable MPN patients to obtain Pegasys on the PBS (and also other blood cancers, such as myeloma and lymphoma.) The PBAC November […]
Jolanda Visser attended and presented at the inaugural MPN Horizons Conference in Serbia in early November 2016. The conference provided an opportunity for MPN Patient Representatives and Advocates to meet, discuss the issues facing MPN patients around the world and to share best practice from local groups.
The MPN Online Charity Exhibition was conceived by artist Lara Chapman, with the aim of raising awareness (and funds) for a little known rare group of blood cancers called ‘Myeloproliferative Neoplasms’ (MPNs). There is no cure and very limited drug therapies. Lara’s goal was to raise funds to contribute toward a research project. Lara herself […]
The MPN Alliance Australia works in partnership with the Leukaemia Foundation, who manage the dedicated MPN Fund and provide governance.