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A 49-year-old female asked:

How long can a patient take hydroxyurea for primary essential thrombocytosis?

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Dr. Christian Schultheis
Hematology and Oncology 25 years experience
As long as it works: This medication has been studied for a long time. There has been no reported cases of secondary cancers directly related to hydrea (hydroxyurea). It just needs to be monitored, as you know. Hope this helps.

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