The Leukaemia Foundation has released its latest newsletter for MPN patients and it’s an excellent read.
There is so much happening in the MPN space in Australia.
Individual links to each story in the July newsletter are provided below.
1. A tool predicting the potential progression of MPNs is something under development from Professor Wendy Erber, a world leading diagnostic haematologist and MPN specialist, and her team of dedicated researchers.
2. An antibody for myelofibrosis – “that’s a true discovery”
A new monoclonal antibody discovered by Adelaide researchers could become the world’s first effective treatment for primary myelofibrosis.
4. Patient stories
5. Clinical trial comparing allogeneic stem cell transplants vs best available non-transplant therapies for myelofibrosis (MF).
Associate Professor Nada Hamad is the Australian lead on this international trial which will compare best available non-transplant therapies with stem cell transplant for MF patients.
This is a brilliant webinar, packed full of valuable advice featuring:
– haematologist Dr Cecily Forsyth
– psychologist Jane Fletcher
– physiotherapist Julie Allen
8. PODCAST: Talking Blood Cancer podcast series from the Leukaemia Foundation has been a great success and is filling a need for people living with blood cancer.
10. Need support?
The Leukaemia Foundation encourages you to find out about the different ways they can help
– by visiting their website or
– by calling 1800 620 420 to speak with a Blood Cancer Support Coordinator.