Myeloproliferative diseases

Myeloproliferative diseases are cancers that start in the bone marrow. The bone marrow is where our blood cells are made

Cancer Education
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Our Myeloproliferative Diseases (MPD) service treats different types of blood cancers.  

Myeloproliferative diseases

  • Chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) 

  • Polycythaemia vera (PV) 

  • Essential thrombocythaemia (ET) 

  • Myelofibrosis (primary and post PV/ET) 

  • Chronic neutrophilic leukaemia (CNL) 

  • Systemic mastocytosis (SM) 

  • Hypereosinophilic syndromes (HES) including chronic eosinophilic leukaemia (CEL) 

  • Myeloproliferative-myelodysplastic overlap syndromes (MPN/MDS) 


We understand how stressful and difficult cancer can be. 

Your team of experts are sensitive to your individual health and wellbeing needs – we are here to help.  

You will need a referral from your GP or medical practitioner to access this service. 

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