MPN - Myeloproliferativeneoplasm network

Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

What are Myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN)

Myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN), previously called myeloproliferative disorders, are a group of chronic diseases of the blood-forming cells in the bone marrow.

Dr. Jean-Jacques Kiladjian Professor of Clinical Hematology, Hospital Saint-Louis, France

Under the umbrella of myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs) there are different diseases that belong to the family of malignancies. MPNs are completely different from solid cancers since MPNs are chronic diseases mostly. MPNs develop in the bone marrow of the patients which produce too many blood cells. According to the category of blood cells that are predominant, we can classify these diseases into different categories

MPN Classification of the World Health Organization (WHO)

The classification of myeloid neoplasms by the WHO, revised in 2016, encompasses the following myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN):

Source: The 2016 revision to the World Health Organization classification of myeloid neoplasms and acute leukemia

Living with MPNs

Living with MPNs

The personal stories of patients help us to understand their specific needs, to investigate and develop new therapy options

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Important topics and networking


MPN Spring Symposium 2024

MPN Spring Symposium 2023 is an annual international conference focusing on patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms. At the heart of our mission is the unwavering commitment to connect the 3Ps - patients, physicians, and pharmaceutical professionals - the driving forces in the field of MPNs.

Patient Organizations, Q4

Webcast: Ask an Expert (only in German)

Experts answer your questions about the disease polycythaemia vera.
Only in GERMAN

Patient Consultation Hour
on 29 February 2024
5 to 7pm 


Webinar: MPN Educational Roundtables

This transformative event gathers physicians, patients, and organizations from Europe and North America to address local challenges, unmet needs, and discuss the health system's intricacies. The event will have available simultaneous translations in Spanish, Italian, German, and English.

Patient Organizations, Webcast, Q4

Webcast - MPN Awareness Month September

Young Patients Talks

Patient Organizations, Webcast, Q4

Webcast - MPN Breakfast 2023

On the occasion of the 11th Annual MPN Awareness Day we invited to our traditional MPN Breakfast, a panel discussion with patient advocates, health care professionals and industry representatives, focusing on the topic “Manager of your own disease – benefits & challenges”.  

Patient Organizations, Webcast

Webcast - MPN SpringSymposium 2023

The MPN Spring Symposium 2023 is an annual international conference focused on improving the quality of life for patients with MPN.​ 

Patient Organizations, Webcast

Webcast - Rare Disease Day 2023

Watch the presentations and interviews in German with English, Italian and Spanish subtitles!

Patient Organizations, Webcast

Webcast - GMPNSF educational round tables 2023

A key topic of discussion was also reimbursement systems and how they work in each country.

Watch the webcast here.

Patient Organizations, Webcast

Webcast - MPN Breakfast 2022

Dedicated to the International MPN Awareness Day on September 8th, 2022, AOP Health hosted a MPN Breakfast roundtable.

We talked with MPN patient organizations representatives and with Prof. Gisslinger about the quality of life of the patients and about the challenges they must face in their daily life. Furthermore, we discussed the aspect of clinical studies and why they are important to find a better approach to get the patients involved.

 The webcast of the MPN breakfast is now available in German, English and Spanish.




MPN Zug (only in German available)*
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*The MPN hub is multi-supported independent educational initiative. All content is developed independently by SES in collaboration with an expert steering committee; AOP has no direct influence on content.

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The digital diary for MPN patients

My MPN Diary

My MPN Diary is a diary and companion tool for patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs). Documenting and tracking your MPN disease can give you new detailed insights about your disease.

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