There is no cure for chronic myeloproliferative disorders. Treatment, however, is successful at relieving symptoms and preventing the serious complications related to this group of blood disorders. Many people live for several years after being diagnosed with a chronic myeloproliferative disorder.
Joseph D. McCracken, MD
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Is there a cure for chronic myeloproliferative disorders?
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What is a blood cell count?
Intermountain Healthcare answeredA blood cell count is a blood test that includes levels of white blood cells and red blood cells. This test helps your healthcare provider check for an infection or measure your body's ability to fight infections. It also shows your body's ability to carry oxygen to vital organs such as the heart.
Is there such a thing as a good blood clot?
Mehmet Oz, MD, Cardiology, answeredWhile blood clots can slow or halt blood flow, normal blood clotting seals damaged blood vessels to help prevent blood loss. Watch this animation to see how blood clotting happens.
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