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A 33-year-old member asked:

Help please! is essential thrombocytosis a blood cancer?

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Dr. Carlo Contreras
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No.: No, but check with your doctor to make sure that's what you really have.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 23 years experience
It is a neoplasm: Essential thrombocythemia (et) is part of group of myeloproliferative neoplasm (mpn) - is a clonal disorder. Mpns are predisposed to clonal evolution and disease transformation to myelodysplasia and/or acute leukemia. The propensity to transform into acute myeloid leukemia differs among the subgroups- being the highest for cml- greater than 90% if left untreated and et being the least - about 5%.

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I'm having symptoms of blood cancer ! please help me !?

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Chill bro. : But see a doctor. He/she will evaluate you, determine which tests you need, and decide if you need to visit a hematologist. Hope it's all well for you.

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