• Our support means you are never alone.

    In the fight against MPN Blood Cancer, Research & Support can make all the difference. The MPN Research Foundation is your partner. The innovative research we fund moves science forward. Support from family, friends and us means you are never alone. Together we can make a difference today, while finding better treatments and a cure for tomorrow. Patients and caregivers have options for support, both online and in person. 

    The MPN Research Foundation will be rolling out a list of activities for MPN patients to participate in during the month of September and will be highlighting some of the important work currently being conducted in research, advocacy and education. These activities have been spearheaded not just by MPN Research Foundation, but by a wider group of organizations working together to help patients. 

    Blood Cancer Awareness Month Events

    Patient Support Groups
    September 10, 2015
    Contact: Mabel at 303-764-8523 

    September 10, 2015-Gilda’s Club Chicago.@6-8pm
    Contact: Ericka at

    September 17, 2015
    Contact: Jean at 724.831.0368 or Email:

    Los Angeles
    September 26th 11am to 3pm.
    Contact: Ron Anderson at 

    SF Bay Area
    October 3rd at 9:30am-4:30pm in San Francisco
    Registration required and space is limited.

    For patient support group meetings beyond September click here

    See more here.

    Patient Symposiums

    Cancer Support Community
    September 1-30 – CSC local sites will be hosting  awareness events: Shining the Light on MPN during the month of September.

    Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
    Tuesday, September 8, – Blood Cancer Conference in Hershey, Pennsylvania

    MPN Advocacy and Education International
    September 11-12 – Women and MPN , San Diego, CA

    Patient Power
    A Town Meeting for Patients, Their Families & Care Partners
    Saturday, September 12, – Online and In-Person in Stanford, CA

    Cancer Support  Community of Greater Philadelphia
    Saturday, September 12, at 4100 Chamounix Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19131. 
    Breakfast will be served at 9 a.m. with the lecture starting at 9:45 a.m. Speaker is Dr. Gerald L. Messerschmidt, the director of clinical research at Lankenau Institute for Medical Research.

    Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
    Saturday, September 19, Blood Cancer Conference in Worcester, Massachusetts

    The Canadian MPN Network
    Saturday, September 26, Patient advocacy Conference

    Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
    September 26, Blood Cancer Conference in Chicago, Illinois

    MPN Voice
    September 30, Patients’ Forum, Edinburgh Register Here*

    *Event has passed

    Fundraising Events

    Tim’s Run
    Yarmouth, ME
    Sunday, September 27, 2015

    Chicago Half Marathon
    Sunday, September 27, 2015