Five patient advocates, two oncologists and one caregiver were honored during CURE®’s eighth annual MPN Heroes Program.
During Cancer, Do What Brings You Joy, Vanessa Bayer Says
When going through cancer, former ‘Saturday Night Live’ cast member Vanessa Bayer found comedy. Now, she urges others to find what brings them joy.
‘Knowledge Is Exponential’ in the Rare Blood Cancer Space
One scientific development can lead to many more for patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms, a type of rare blood cancer, according to an expert.
Learn About Rare Cancer Because ‘Uncertainty Creates Anxiety,’ Expert Says
After a patient is diagnosed with a rare disease such as a myeloproliferative neoplasm, learning about their condition and seeking expert clinicians can help put their mind at ease.
There’s ‘Unmistakable Momentum’ in MPN Advances, Expert Says
Dr. Naveen Pemmaraju outlines three reasons why he feels that there is “a momentum that’s unmistakable,” in the field of myeloproliferative neoplasms.
‘The More I Talk, the Stronger I Feel,’ MPN Survivor Says
Mayra Andujar Delgado does not shy away from discussing her myelofibrosis diagnosis. In fact, the survivor becomes empowered by sharing her knowledge with others.
MPN Survivor Urges Clinicians, ‘Break (Info) Down to Me Where I Can Understand It’
Jessica Kuhns, a patient living with a myeloproliferative neoplasm, makes it a point to ensure she can understand what doctors are telling her, so that she can take that knowledge and tell other people.
CURE® Salutes 8 Individuals’ Efforts During 10th Annual MPN Heroes® Program
CURE® celebrated the work of eight individuals who go above and beyond to better the lives of people living with myeloproliferative neoplasms, a group of blood cancers.
‘Listen to Your Patient,’ Says Cancer Caregiver
A cancer caregiver recommends that other caregivers become well-versed in their loved one’s disease.
Cancer Caregiver Realizes the Impact of His Advocacy Work
When Jeff Bushnell was contacted by a patient with an MPN who lived in the Philippines, he realized how his advocacy work was impacting patients around the globe.
Oncologist Who Specializes in Treating Rare Blood Cancers ‘Learns from Patients Every Day’
An expert from the Tisch Cancer Institute discusses how he learns from patients and their caregivers, and how their insight has helped lead advancements in the treatment of myeloproliferative neoplasms, a group of rare blood cancers.
‘I Want to Die With This, Not Because of It,’ Says Survivor of Rare Blood Cancer
Kerry Fraser, a survivor of a myeloproliferative neoplasm and retired NHL referee, explained how he came to be diagnosed, and his hopes for the future of the group of rare blood cancers.
Positive Attitude, Paired With the Right Treatment Plan Can Have a ‘Medicinal Effect’ for MPNs
Social support and maintaining a positive attitude are crucial when facing a diagnosis of a myeloproliferative neoplasm, according to a caregiver and health care provider.
Science Surrounding MPNs ‘Continues to Evolve at a Rapid Pace’
Dr. John Mascarenhas discusses the progress of the research around myeloproliferative neoplasms , as well as what more efforts are still needed.
An Introduction to the 2021 MPN Heroes®
MPN Heroes® Recognition Program 2021
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CURE® Celebrates Eight Individuals’ Contributions at the 9th Annual MPN Heroes Program
CURE®’s ninth annual MPN Heroes Program recognized the heroes who go above and beyond to support patients with the disease.
CURE®’s 8th Annual MPN Heroes Program Honors ‘Team of Warriors’ Who Have Overcome Challenges in Myeloproliferative Neoplasms
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