What is Polycythemia Vera or PV?

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  Sponsored by Incyte   During Blood Cancer Awareness Month, it is important to educate yourself and your loved ones on all types of blood cancers, and share resources for navigating the cancer journey. Polycythemia vera or PV, is a rare, slow-progressing blood cancer that occurs when your body makes too many red blood cells, … Continued

Frequently Asked Questions About Hematology Lab Work

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During your blood cancer journey, your hematologist/oncologist may require that you complete blood tests throughout your treatment. What are these tests and why are they important? Your questions answered here. What are these lab tests? Blood tests are conducted throughout a patient’s treatment to monitor the number of cells in a patient’s blood and whether … Continued

Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Research

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Across the Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Network, we are conducting clinical trials to advance therapies for those facing blood cancer. Through our network of physicians and researchers, blood cancer patients have convenient access to the latest treatment options. Learn more from Paul Shaughnessy, MD, program medical director of two Texas-based Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Network … Continued

Myeloma — The Latest Developments and Research

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March is Myeloma Awareness Month, created by the International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) to bring more attention to this rare blood and marrow cancer. Myeloma (including multiple myeloma) represents just 1.4 percent of all new cancer cases, with the estimated new cases that were diagnosed in 2014 at a little more than 24,000. But while the cause of myeloma … Continued