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Carlsbad couple shedding light on rare cancers

When Andrew Schorr was diagnosed with the first of two blood cancers 20 years ago, the searchable Internet was still in its infancy and information on treatment options was scarce. So the longtime television producer and his wife, Esther, harnessed the technology available at the time to get the latest news on cancer care into their hands and, eventually, those of thousands of other patients worldwide.

Last month, Schorr was one of eight Americans honored by CURE Magazine as a 2016 MPN Hero, a group of physicians caregivers and patient advocates like Schorr who are making a difference in the field of rare blood cancers known as myeloproliferative neoplasms or MPNs.

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