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Say what you need… global campaign

Say what you need… global campaign

The 5th annual International Mastocytosis & Mast Cell Diseases Awareness Day is on 20 October. This Awareness Day, patient advocacy groups around the world are encouraging Mastocytosis and Mast Cell Diseases patients to "Say what you need...". Download the blank...

Dealing with stress to soothe the nervous system

Dealing with stress to soothe the nervous system

​By Sue Dickinson – TAMS Support Chair Over the past few decades, much has been said/written about the impact of stress on our well-being and our immune system. Not rocket science right? However, it is often very difficult to integrate this information when we are in...

Why purple?

Why purple?

When mast cells, usually from bone marrow, skin, and GI biopsies, are exposed to a special dye in pathology labs the granules of the mast cell or their cartilage matrix shows up in a distinctive purple colour. Once mast cells are highlighted in purple, pathologists...

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