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How can I help someone with myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative diseases?

Caring for a loved one with a myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative disease can be difficult. Simply listening empathetically may be very helpful as your loved one may feel anxious or emotionally exhausted. Helping with housework and errands may also be very useful. If your loved one is in the hospital, you can bring movies or magazines. If you are unsure of what to do or how to help, communicate this as your loved one may have suggestions.

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