Understanding and Accessing the Best Care for MPNs | Charlotte, NC

A Town Meeting for Patients, Care Partners and Families


Saturday, October 22, 2016
Carolinas HealthCare System's Levine Cancer Institute
Charlotte, NC


An audience of MPN patients and their caregivers joined us at a recent town meeting along with Carolinas Healthcare System's Levine Cancer Institute to hear the latest treatment and research news, inspiring stories of people living well with MPNs, tips for effective communication with a healthcare team and more.

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Why Do MPNs Cause Night Sweats?

At Patient Power's 2016 town meeting at Levine Cancer Institute in Charlotte, Dr. Srdan Verstovsek explains why MPNs cause night sweats.


Living Well With Your MPN: Maintaining Quality of Life

Dr. Michael Grunwald and nurse, Erin Blackwell, discuss how doctors are helping MPN patients live well and maintain their quality of life.



Making the Choice to Undergo Stem Cell Transplant for Myelofibrosis: A Patient Story

What factors should you consider when deciding to undergo a stem cell transplant (SCT) for myelofibrosis? Hear firsthand experience from Bo, who was diagnosed with an MPN at age 36.





Guest Presenters

Leukemia Specialist, Department of Hematologic Oncology and Blood Disorders; MPN Specialist

Director, Clinical Research Center for MPN, Department of Leukemia; MPN Specialist

Patient Advocate, Founder of PVReporter.com

PV Reporter


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


Charlotte Television Personality and Businesswoman, Cancer Patient Advocate

This town meeting was sponsored by Incyte Corporation. It was produced by Patient Power in partnership with Carolinas HealthCare System's Levine Cancer Institute. 

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