A polycythemia vera (PV) diagnosis can be shocking. PV is a rare blood cancer. You’ve likely never heard of it before. Hearing from others can help you make sense of your diagnosis and feel empowered as you consider what’s next.

A Diagnosis Feels Like

No matter how you look at it, a diagnosis of polycythemia vera can have both a physical and emotional impact. Hear patients with PV describe their diagnosis moments and how they felt.

My Concerns

With a diagnosis of polycythemia vera, it's normal to be concerned. Research and education about the disease go a long way towards easing concerns. Hear patients with PV describe the concerns they’ve had during their journeys.