Understanding Treatment and Management of Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPNs) | New York, NY
A Town Meeting for MPN Patients and Their Loved Ones
Sunday, May 15, 2016
New York, NY
Attend In-Person or Online
Treatment and research for myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs) is evolving rapidly, especially in recent years. New therapies and genetic discoveries are improving the lives of individuals living with polycythemia vera (PV), essential thrombocythemia (ET) and myelofibrosis (MF). On Sunday, May 15th, in New York, NY, Patient Power and its partner,The Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at Columbia University Medical Center, will conduct a town meeting, featuring clinical experts and patient advocates. The panel will discuss topics on how to live well with MPNs, including the latest research, managing symptoms and side effects, and how to access the best care for you or a loved one.
During this interactive event, you will have the opportunity to meet and connect with other patients and care partners. Our hope is that you’ll share your knowledge among your peers to learn and be inspired by those you meet. Join us in-person or online on May 15 to learn:
- Strategies for coping with MPN symptoms
- How research is expanding treatment options
- Tips for living well with, and beyond, your MPN
- Advice for navigating your care and coping with the emotional side of a chronic condition
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Mark Heaney, MD, PhD
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine
Columbia University Medical Center
Associate Professor of Medicine Myeloproliferative Disorders Program Tisch Cancer Institute, Division of Hematology/Oncology
|10:30 AM||Registration / Check-in Opens|
|11:00 – 12:00 PM||Understanding Treatment Choices for Myeloproliferative Neoplasms|
|12:00 – 12:15 PM||Meet the Patient Panel|
|12:15 – 12:45 PM||Breakout Session: Connecting With Other Patients and Care Partners|
|12:45 – 1:15 PM||Lunch Provided|
|1:15 – 1:45 PM||Managing Symptoms and Treatment Side Effects|
|1:45 – 2:30 PM||Tips and Strategies for Living Well With an MPN|
|2:30- 3:00 PM||Q&A Session|
*Times listed are for the Eastern (EDT) time zone
101 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10178
Club 101 is located on Park Avenue between East 40th and 41st Streets, just south of Grand Central Terminal. The club enjoys close proximity to the Metro North Rail Road and the 4, 5, 6, 7 and Shuttle subway lines at Grand Central.
Parking is conveniently available on the lower level through QuikPark (212-661-7493). The garage entrance is on 40th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues. Please call QuikPark for exact pricing.
This town meeting is sponsored by Incyte Corporation. It is produced by Patient Power in partnership withThe Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at Columbia University Medical Center.