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News and best practices from members of the World Alliance of Pituitary Organizations – WAPO – and other interesting global developments.

On access to Pegvisomant in Chile

Chile’s Acromegaly support group CORAPEHI focuses on access to Pegvisomant in their struggle to improve access to medication for acromegaly patients in that country. Since...

October is Pituitary Awareness Month.

From the editor's desk - For organizations in the pituitary space, we believe it is critically important to reach out to a broader audience...

Big news for acromegaly at Crinetics

From the desk of J D Faccinetti - co-founder - The company recently kicked off a phase 3 trial for their new nonpeptide oral...
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The ride for acromegaly

From Jorge D. Faccinetti - co-founder.  With a pituitary disease like acromegaly, Cushing's, hypopituitarism, and others, or for that matter, any other chronic condition,...

Understanding the pandemic’s effect on acromegaly

Acromegaly patients and healthcare providers worldwide can participate in this survey and provide updated information that may help improve quality of life during the...

How Cushing’s Disease Helped Shape Sharmyn’s Wonderful Life

On Cushing's Day, we share Sharmyn McGraw's blog on her journey with the disease. From her Blog - "Now twenty-one years in remission from a...

A view of pituitary disease across the globe

From the desk of J D Faccinetti, co-founder - The World Alliance of Pituitary Organizations, WAPO is attempting to provide a world view of...

The Road to MYCAPSSA: A Conversation with Dr. Bill Ludlam

We recently had a chance to sit down with Chiasma Inc.’s Senior VP of Clinical Development & Medical Affairs, Dr. Bill Ludlam, to discuss...

News from the California Center for Pituitary Disorders at UCSF

From our friends at UCSF: Read this great update with links to articles on telemedicine for patients with pituitary disorders, making surgery safer during the...

On November 1 organizations around the world mark Acromegaly Day

Patients, advocacy, and healthcare organizations are promoting awareness of the condition around the world. The World Alliance of Pituitary Organizations WAPO Board decided to re-use the...

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