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Expert interview with Dr Cecily Forsyth on how to live your best life with MPN

Dr Forsyth is passionate about what MPN patients can do to improve their health.

  • Lifestyle and living well
  • Myeloproliferative neoplasms
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Dr Cecily Forsyth in the Lofoten Islands, Norway

ET or PV? That’s the question Sue’s been pondering for years

Sue Taylor has been curious about whether she may in fact have a different type of MPN to her diagnosis.

  • Myeloproliferative neoplasms
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Sue Taylor

Christine has a rare genetic predisposition to MDS

After losing her dad to MDS, and her brother’s diagnosis just a month before hers, Christine Heath’s family underwent genetic testing to understand whether their MDS could be hereditary.  

  • Myelodysplastic syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative neoplasms
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PhD scholarships focused on improving outcomes for people with AML and MPN

Basit Salik, Dr Jamie Kuzich and Dr Julian Grabek are the successful recipients of the 2021 PhD Scholarships.

  • Acute myeloid leukaemia
  • Myeloproliferative neoplasms
  • Research
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Leukaemia Foundation to host virtual seminars for National MPN Awareness Day today

  • Events
  • Media releases
  • Myeloproliferative neoplasms
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Jennie’s had baby George since her MPN diagnosis

Jennie and Russell Wigginton were planning for baby number two, when Jennie was diagnosed "out of the blue".

  • Myeloproliferative neoplasms
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Jennie Wigginton and her family on holiday at Wilson’s Promontory in September 2017

Clinical trials critical to finding curative therapies for MPN

Professor David Ross discusses the "massive explosion" of recent clinical trial activity in MPN.

  • Myeloproliferative neoplasms
  • Research
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Dr David Ross and others in Tokyo

Improving outcomes for Australians with an MPN 

Dr Liesl Butler is investigating the gene mutations and biological pathways that lead to the development of MPN.

  • Myeloproliferative neoplasms
  • Research
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Tereena goes to her “happy place” when she’s in pain or discomfort

Meet Tereena Cocks, who has practised meditation and visualisation almost as long as she’s been living with blood cancer – nearly half her life.

  • Lifestyle and living well
  • Myeloproliferative neoplasms
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Tereena with alpacas

Haemo-globetrotter Bryan has blood tranfusions on his travels

Veteran traveller Bryan Mitchell, get treatment for his MDS as he journeys from country to country… until COVID-19 put a stop to his travels.  

  • Myelodysplastic syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative neoplasms
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Bryan sitting in a boat, with the Murray cod caught on a fishing trip at Lake Mulwala