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Polycythemia Vera Facts

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Polycythemia VeraThis fact sheet about polycythemia vera provides information about diagnosis, treatment and additional resources for information and support.

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Polycythemia vera is a chronic disease. Although it is not curable, it can usually be managed effectively for very long periods and does not generally shorten life expectancy. However, medical supervision of individuals with PV is important to prevent or treat complications.

last updated on Tuesday, September 11, 2012

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