What are myeloproliferative neoplasms?
This group of blood disorders includes polycythemia vera, essential (primary) thrombocythemia and myelofibrosis.
In Canada, it is estimated that up to 1,500 new cases of MPN are diagnosed per year.
You are not alone.
Resources on Myeloproliferative neoplasms
There are four main types of MPN.
The treatment for MPN varies according to the type and stage of the disease with the goal of slowing or stopping the disease from becoming acute myeloid leukemia (AML). After treatment, many people get relief from the symptoms of MPN. You may find that knowing more about the disease and its treatment can help you cope.