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Is it true that essential thrombocythemia is a form of blood cancer?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
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In brief: By definition

Since the cells of the blood invade tissue, all tumors / clonal overgrowths are by definition cancers.
Essential thrombocythemia can usually be kept at bay easily for decades.

In brief: By definition

Since the cells of the blood invade tissue, all tumors / clonal overgrowths are by definition cancers.
Essential thrombocythemia can usually be kept at bay easily for decades.
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