MPNs are rare diseases characterized by the overproduction of one or more types of blood cells—red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. In this webcast, Dr. Lynda Foltz will review the different types of MPNs, diagnosis, treatment options and aspects of follow-up care.
Lynda Foltz, MD FRCPC
Clinical Professor, Division of Hematology, St. Paul’s Hospital, University of British Columbia
Dr. Foltz completed medical school, internal medicine residency training and hematology subspecialty fellowship at UBC. She joined the Division of Hematology at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver in 2007. She is a Clinical Professor in the UBC Division of Hematology and was Head of the St. Paul’s Hospital Division of Hematology from 2013-2018. Her area of special interest is myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN). She is a principal investigator for MPN clinical trials and is a founding and executive member of the Canadian MPN Group.