We're committed to raising funds to support research for Essential Thrombocythemia (ET) and the other Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPNs.)
These are rare bone marrow/blood cancers with no known cure and few treatments. Because they are so rare, scientists have paid them little attention. We are trying to change that by funding and issuing research grants.
We won't stop until we find the cure.
Friends of ET Research has partnered with the MPN Research Foundation in Chicago, IL for over seventeen years. Together, our two organizations have made a difference in understanding these diseases.
"Friends of ET Research has been an important partner to the MPN Research Foundation. Years ago, Celia and I met and realized we had the same goals: to give hope to all MPN patients, and to "find the cure.” Over the years, Friends of ET Research has helped us meet our goals by adding their funds to ours, allowing both organizations to increase important research efforts."
Bob Rosen, Chairman, MPN Research Foundation (1943 - 2018)
Please watch this short video that features actual MPN patients (including our daughter.) You will learn about the impact these diseases have on patients and their families and why research is so critical.