Is Polycythemia Vera A Cancer?

Q:
Is polycythemia vera a cancer?

A:
Polycythemia vera refers to a condition defined by anormaly large number of circulating red blood cells. It is a proliferative disease that could degenerate in leukemia.

There does exist a link between polycythemia vera and cancer, but polycythemia vera is not a cancer.

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