Matuska named national ‘MPN Hero’ by CURE magazine

Tammy Matuska, a clinical nurse coordinator in the Division of Hematology & Oncology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named a 2019 MPN Hero by CURE magazine, a national publication for cancer patients and their caregivers.

Matuska was one of eight MPN Heroes honored Dec. 6 in Orlando in conjunction with the annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology. She was recognized for her outstanding dedication to caring for patients with a group of rare blood cancers called myelodysplastic neoplasms (MPNs), including polycythemia vera, essential thrombocythemia and myelofibrosis.

Read more and watch a video about her efforts for patients.

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