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MPN Awareness 2/22/18

Director Cynthia Wade and Barbara Abernathy
Posted at 10:48 AM, Feb 22, 2018

Academy Award® winning filmmaker in the Documentary Short Subject category Cynthia Wade is gifted at bringing compelling stories to life through documentary film. She has directed more than 16 films and now turns her lens to the challenges people face living with rare, chronic, progressive blood cancers known as Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (or MPNs). This captivating short-form film tells the story one woman's life with a rare blood cancer.   Both women join us to tell us more about the film and why it's important to raise awareness about this type of illness.