Ask the MPN Expert - LIVE

August 28, 2018

An audience of MPN patients and their caregivers joined us online as MPN expert Dr. Naveen Pemmaraju of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center answered audience questions.

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Can Essential Thrombocythemia Cause Inflammation?

A Patient Power community member wants to know; “is inflammation related to my MPN?” Tune in to hear MPN expert Dr. Naveen Pemmaraju explain the connection between ET and inflammation and ongoing clinical research to help reduce it.


My Young Adult Daughter Is Not Treating Her ET: What Should She Be Cautious About?

Patient Power community member Kimberly writes in, “My 22-year-old daughter has ET and no longer wants to take the medicine, what should she be aware of?” Tune in to find out the answer from MPN expert Dr. Naveen Pemmaraju.


Is Numbness in My Scalp Related to My MPN?

Is it common for MPN patients to experience numbness in the scalp, ears and face? Tune in to find out from esteemed MPN expert Dr. Naveen Pemmaraju.


What Indicates a Need for Another Bone Marrow Biopsy?

MPN expert Dr. Naveen Pemmaraju explains why your doctor may order a repeat bone marrow biopsy and what may be revealed. Watch now to find out more.


Are There Any New Treatment Options for MPN Patients With Anemia?

Tune in to hear renowned expert Dr. Naveen Pemmaraju give an update on anemia-targeted drugs in development and share how MPN patients can get involved in this important clinical research.


Should Polycythemia Vera Patients Avoid Vitamin K?

Watch now to hear MPN expert Dr. Naveen Pemmaraju explain the effect vitamin K has on iron levels, how it may interact with treatment and what patients should consider when it comes to diet.


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Host, Patient Power Co-Founder, Two-Time Cancer Survivor and MPN Patient Advocate


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