Guide to Understanding ITP
As a collaborative effort between Dr. Paul Imbach and the ITP Foundation, the ITP Foundation's Guide to Understanding ITP was developed to educate individuals diagnosed with ITP, their families, friends, and caregivers. Please download and familiarize yourself with our informative document.
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About the Author
Dr. Paul Imbach is the Intercontinental Cooperative ITP Study Group (ICIS) Chairperson for the Hematology/Oncology Unit of University Children's Hospital in Basel, Switzerland. He is also the resident Medical Advisory Director for the ITP Foundation.
Resources for ITP
The ITP Foundation is a non-profit organization focusing on ITP (Immune Thrombocytopenia), a rare bleeding disorder, in children and youth. We seek to raise awareness of ITP among the general public, medical and health care professionals, and elected officials. In addition, we work to fund vital medical research into various aspects of ITP, including its cause, treatment and cure.
We know that you can never know enough about ITP. The following are provided as a quick link to available resources.
Supportive Organizations for ITP
Intercontinental Cooperative ITP Study Group
National Organization for Rare Disorders
ITP Support Association - UK
Platelet Disorder Support Association
The France Foundation
Educational Resources and Information
American Academy of Family Physicians
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford University Medical Center
US National Library of Medicine
Professional Societies and Associations
American Society of Hematology
American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology