myeloproliferative neoplasm

An Ocean of Hope For MPN Research

September 12, 2013
Editor’s note: This post has been edited from its original to reflect changes in 23andMe’s product. We’re posting a story about one of the participants in 23andMe’s MPN Research Initiative...
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One in Ten Lives with a Rare Disease

February 28, 2013
February 28 is Rare Disease Day – a concept first initiated by the European Rare Disease Organization (EURORDIS) and now recognized around the world. Around 6,800 rare diseases have been...
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New Discoveries about Rare Blood Disorders from 23andMe

December 06, 2012
Earlier this year we met our goal of enrolling 1,000 people in a community of people with a collection of rare blood disorders known as myeloproliferative neoplasms, or MPNs. Since...
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Novel Genetic Findings for Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

October 12, 2012
Dave Hinds is a Principal Scientist in Statistical Genetics.   Editor’s note: This post has been edited from its original to reflect changes in 23andMe’s product. 23andMe is passionate about...
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A Milestone in the Fight Against MPNs Marks a Moment to Reflect

October 01, 2012
Ashley Gould, 23andMe’s Vice President Corporate Development and Chief Legal Officer We recently topped our goal of enrolling 1,000 people with a group of rare blood disorders known as myeloproliferative...
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Fighting Rare Blood Cancers

September 04, 2012
Dr. Ross Levine Last year 23andMe launched a Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Research Initiative to study this group of rare blood cancers. We are now very close to reaching our goal of...
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Cancer Touches Everyone

May 21, 2012
23andMe is passionate about fighting cancer. We recently launched a Cancer Family History survey and within two months more than 20,000 customers have answered! We're already learning some very interesting things -- read on.
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National Cancer Research Awareness Month

May 11, 2012
Cancer is not one disease, but many, and this has been one of the most challenging aspects of researching cures for cancer. 23andMe is applying its unique research platform to study cancer with research communities focused on sarcoma, myeloproliferative neoplasms, and metastatic breast cancer. Patients from all over the world can contribute directly to research and connect with others who have their disease, all while learning more about themselves.
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Health Watch: New Year’s Resolutions, Reproduction and Rare Diseases

March 21, 2012
Like many people around the world, the health content team at 23andMe rang in 2012 with resolutions of staying healthy and it seemed fitting to delve into the genetics underlying...
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Silver Linings in Rare Disease

March 07, 2012
Luck is not the word you typically associate with a cancer diagnosis or even a heightened risk of cancer, but some people can see a silver lining even in the...
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