Primary Myelofibrosis (PMF)

Primary Myelofibrosis (PMF)

Introduction Definition Primary myelofibrosis (PMF) is a rare chronic blood cancer that originates in the bone marrow. It is characterized by: Abnormal blood cell production: The bone marrow produces too many abnormal blood cells, leading to imbalances in the...
Essential Thrombocythemia (ET)

Essential Thrombocythemia (ET)

What is Essential Thrombocythemia (ET)? Essential thrombocythemia (ET) is a chronic blood cancer characterized by an abnormal increase in the production of platelets by the bone marrow. These platelets are involved in blood clotting, and their excessive number can...
Polycythemia Vera (PV)

Polycythemia Vera (PV)

What is Polycythemia Vera (PV)? Polycythemia vera (PV) is a chronic myeloproliferative neoplasm (MPN) characterized by an uncontrolled increase in red blood cell production by the bone marrow. This overproduction leads to thickening of the blood, which can...
Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN)

Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN)

Introduction Definition Myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs) are a group of rare blood cancers that originate in the bone marrow. They are characterized by the overproduction of one or more types of mature blood cells: red blood cells, white blood cells, or platelets....
Leukemia: An Overview

Leukemia: An Overview

Introduction Leukemia is a group of cancers that affect the blood and bone marrow. It arises when immature blood cells, called blasts, multiply uncontrollably in the bone marrow, crowding out healthy blood cell production. These abnormal cells often don’t...