Educational Resources


PRECISION: Canadian guidelines for polycythemia vera (PV) management

PRECISION, a national program designed to assess management of PV in Canadian daily practice, has published a series of recommendations on PV management

English: PRECISION: A Canadian In-practice Needs Assessment in Management of PV in Canada

Français: PRÉCISION: Une évaluation des besoins en pratique dans la prise en charge de la polycythémie vraie (PV) au Canada

Evolving Therapeutic Options for Polycythemia Vera: Perspectives of the Canadian Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN) Group.

Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2015 Aug 7. pii: S2152-2650(15)01098-8.


Stem Cell Transplant for Myelofibrosis in the JAK2 Inhibitor Era

Dr. Vikas Gupta of the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto speaks at the U.S. Focus on Myeloproliferative Neoplasms and Myelodysplastic Syndromes 2015 conference in Alexandria, VA.

Transplant Timing for Myelofibrosis in the Era of JAK2 inhibitors

Dr. Vikas Gupta of the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto and Dr. Rami S. Komrokji of the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa discuss their individual approaches that consider patient wishes and goals, type of donor, and disease risk in their decisions to perform stem cell transplants upfront or to delay them until after JAK2 inhibitor therapy.

‪Princess Margaret Cancer Centre – Dr. Vikas Gupta

Dr. Vikas Gupta talks about how the generous funding received from Elizabeth and Tony Comper will enable Princess Margaret Cancer Centre to develop a world-class program for the treatment of myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs)—a rare type of blood cancer. September 25, 2015.

Presentation support

What’s New in the Treatment of Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

Dr. Vikas Gupta, invited speaker, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario. November 3, 2015.

Evolving Therapeutic Options for Polycythemia Vera: Perspectives of the Canadian Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN) Group

Dr. Shireen Sirhan. Addressing the Canadian MPN National Advisory Group, Vancouver, British Columbia. October 2, 2015.

Which Myelofibrosis Patients are Candidates for Upfront Stem Cell Transplantation?

Dr. Vikas Gupta, invited speaker, SOHO 2015 Annual Meeting (Society of Hematologic Oncology), Houston, Texas. September 2015.

Online resources

MPN Forum

With 12,000+ monthly readers, MPNforum is the most widely followed independent international online monthly magazine focused on myeloproliferative neoplasm patients and caregivers. The magazine, and its companion MPN Quarterly Journal, are open source publications entirely managed and staffed by patients and caregivers with the volunteer participation of scientists, hematologists and healthcare providers.

MPN Updates app

MPN Updates for iPhone®, iPad® and iPod Touch® is an interactive digital publication that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of MPN disease states. The easy-to-read, digital flipbook format provides awareness of emerging therapeutic agents and their impact on patient outcomes. This newsletter is sponsored by Incyte Corp. through a third-party independent grant.

Hematology News

An independent newspaper that provides timely and relevant news and commentary about clinical developments in the field of hematology.

Clinical Tools


The MPN eSIMPLE app provides data, resources, and guidance to assist Canadian physicians in their daily management of patients with myeloproliferative neoplasm (MPNs).

The goal is to guide physicians in selecting the most appropriate therapeutic approach for each of their MPN patients and to standardize management strategies across the country.

The app can be used using the MPN eSIMPLE website or downloaded