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Informational Webcast on Avapritinib Clinical Trial Program in Systemic Mastocytosis (SM)

Sep 05, 2018

 Informational Webcast on Avapritinib Clinical Trial Program in Systemic Mastocytosis (SM) On Tuesday, September 18, The Mastocytosis Society and Blueprint Medicines hosted a webinar for the SM community about avapritinib (also known as BLU-285), an investigational medicine for people with systemic mastocytosis (SM). Dr. Andy Boral, Chief Medical Officer at Blueprint Medicines, shared an update on […]

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Patient Perceptions in Mast Cell Disorders

Aug 23, 2018

The Mastocytosis Society, Inc. (TMS) announces the publication of a collaborative article, Patient Perceptions in Mast Cell Disorders, in a special issue on Mastocytosis for Immunology and Allergy Clinics of North America, edited by Mariana Castells, MD, PhD: Jennings SV, Slee VM, Zack RM, Verstovsek S, George TI, Shi H, Lee P, Castells MC. Patient […]

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The Mastocytosis Society, Inc. 2010 Survey on Mast Cell Disorders UPDATE

Aug 23, 2018

The Mastocytosis Society, Inc. (TMS) is happy to announce the publication of a second report of results from our 2010 Mast Cell Disorder Patient Survey: Russell N, Jennings S, Jennings B, Slee V, Sterling L, Castells M, et al. The Mastocytosis Society Survey on Mast Cell Disorders: Part 2-Patient Clinical Experiences and Beyond. J Allergy […]

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TMS Mast Cell Activation Syndrome Initiatives Update

Jun 30, 2018

Good day, The Board and committee volunteers at TMS have been increasingly aware of frustrations arising in several areas, specifically with difficulty accessing care and for both recognition and validation of Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS). Please know that we share your concerns and these issues are foremost in our minds every day. We are […]

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INSPIRE Forum & Online Communities

Jun 18, 2018

We are excited to announce that The Mastocytosis Society, Inc (TMS) launched an online community called Mast Cell Diseases Unite on Inspire. MORE INFO…

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Sharing a Patient Perspective at Deciphera Pharmaceuticals

Apr 17, 2018

On February 28, 2018, in honor of Rare Disease Day, The Mastocytosis Society provided the employees at Deciphera Pharmaceuticals with the opportunity to hear first-hand from a patient perspective what it’s like to live with systemic mastocytosis. Janice Chiappione, a local patient living with systemic mastocytosis, visited the company and spoke to the team about […]

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The Mastocytosis Society, Inc. Announces Three Research Grants

Feb 14, 2018

The Mastocytosis Society, Inc. Announces Three Research Grants (Sterling, MA, February 14, 2018) The Mastocytosis Society, Inc. (TMS) has awarded three research grants totaling $170,000 to support research in Pediatric Mastocytosis, including Related Disorders of Pediatric Mast Cell Activation. “While initially, we thought we would only be able to support one research study, thanks to […]

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Announcing the new TMS Physician Database!

Feb 13, 2018

NEWS UPDATE FROM TMS! Exciting News! TMS proudly announces the opening of the new TMS PHYSICIAN DATABASE!!! This online tool, featured on our website on the upper navigation field next to Membership, will be open for patients, caregivers and health care professionals to search for physicians who have self-enrolled and indicated that they will provide […]

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Informational Webinar on Avapritinib Clinical Trial Program for Systemic Mastocytosis

Feb 13, 2018

On Thursday, January 25th, 2018, The Mastocytosis Society in collaboration with Blueprint Medicines hosted an informational webcast for the SM patient community about avapritinib (formerly known as BLU-285), an investigational medicine for people with advanced SM. During the webcast, Dr. Andy Boral, Chief Medical Officer of Blueprint Medicines, shared an update on the avapritinib program, […]

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Online Survey for Individuals with Systemic Mastocytosis

Feb 12, 2018

A big thank you to those who have expressed an interest in this survey! Enrollment is now completely full. (This notice was accidentally backdated as published on February 12, 2018, but was actually posted February 21, 2018. We apologize for any confusion.)

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