Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN)

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Resources

Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation
www.aamds.org
(800) 747-2820
This group advocates and provides support for people with bone marrow diseases and their families. You can get disease and treatment information, answers to questions, and referrals to support groups and other forms of support through the foundation’s Web site or by calling.

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
www.fhcrc.org
(206) 667-5000
Fred Hutchinson Center Research Center is one of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance’s three founding organizations. It has an international reputation for its leading-edge cancer research.

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
www.lls.org
(914) 949-5213, (800) 955-4572
The Society’s mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease, and myeloma, and to improve the quality of life of patients and their families by providing financial assistance, funding research, and publishing educational material. Read myeloproliferative neoplasms information from the Society.

MPN Research Foundation
www.mpnresearchfoundation.org
(312) 683-7249
The primary mission of the MPN Research Foundation is to stimulate original research in pursuit of new treatments—and eventually a cure—for myeloproliferative neoplasms. The group also provides information for patients and families about living with and treating these diseases.

National Cancer Institute (NCI)
www.cancer.gov
Cancer Information Service: (800) 4-CANCER (422-6237)
The Federal Government’s principal agency for cancer research and training. Read chronic myeloproliferative disorders information from NCI. 

National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP)
www.marrow.org
Patient advocacy: (888) 999-6743
General information: (800) 627-7692
NMDP helps people who need a life-saving marrow or blood cell transplant by connecting patients, doctors, donors, and researchers to resources they need.