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Today on the CBS program, “The Doctors,” Dr. Travis sits down with Matt, a polycythemia vera patient, and his physician Dr. Ellen Ritchie. In the segment, we learn about Matt's experience with PV, his symptoms, and the NCCN Patient Guidelines for MPNs.
The NCCN Patient Guidelines have proven very helpful for Matt. “Unfortunately, MPNs really are very misunderstood disease. So the guidelines have really been a resource for me to become more informed about my disease and have better conversations with my physician,” says Matt.

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