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Myeloproliferative Disorders Questions

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Polycythemia Vera - Newly diagnosed?

Posted 28 Jan 2014 by lilmizdiz 4 answers

41 yr old female diagnosed 5 months ago with PV & wondering if there is anyone else also diagnosed & trying to find info on healthy items to eat & not to eat with this disease. I've been told 2 good things to eat/drink are purple grape juice (the real stuff, not juicy juice) & ...

Myeloproliferative Disorders - I was just diagnosed with ET. Platelet count at 650 with no symptoms?

Posted 20 Jun 2014 by fastcarbon 1 answer

... but have had DVT's and PE's in the past. I was given Anagrelide HCL at 0.5mg 4x per day. In my research I wonder how the Hematologist knew it was ET instead of PV or PMF without a bone marrow biopsy? I had JAK2 V617Fmutation and MPV at 7.1fl. Every thing else was normal. I am 72 and a ...

My husband 65 recently diagnosed with myelofibrosis. Given Preginterferon Alfa2, had adversed side?

Posted 18 Jul 2012 by dorisang 3 answers

... effect. Dr. now suggest Ruxolitinib. His platelet is 140, RBC 3.2 & Hoemoglobin 8.2. Just recd 3 packets of blood transfusion. Shld we hold back all treatment as I am concerned about side effect. Anyone on Ruxolitinib?

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