Hearing you have PV can be overwhelming, upsetting and hard to understand.

It is important you know that:

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There is hope

Treatment for this type of blood cancer can lead to relief from symptoms and an improved quality of life.

Research is advancing

Our understanding of this disease has progressed in recent years.
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It’s nothing you did

You did not catch the disease from someone else and cannot pass it to your children.

You are not alone.

Know that the blood cancer community is here to support you every step of the way.

What happens next?

Experiences of others with Polycythemia Vera

Patricia Saluk

Patricia Saluk

Support is so important but so is advocating for oneself. You might not think so, but there are people out there who are listening to your every word, so keep advocating for yourself.

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