Can Diet Affect Blood Counts or MPN Progression?

Ups and downs in blood counts and platelet levels can be alarming tomyeloproliferative neoplasm (MPN) patients. How significant are weekly changes in the charts? What factors indicate disease progression? Noted MPN expert Dr. Srdan Verstovsek from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Centerdiscusses the impact diet can have on an MPN condition and explains the variables that lead to progression. MPN patient advocate, Samantha Trahan, also shares tips for monitoring your condition at home and focusing on your overall health.

Produced in collaboration with The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. We thank Incyte for their support.

This article was originally published April 27, 2018 and most recently updated September 27, 2019.
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