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Case Challenges in Treating Myelofibrosis and Polycythemia Vera

  • Authors: Brandon McMahon, MD; Animesh Pardanani, MBBS, PhD
  • CME / ABIM MOC Released: 11/29/2021
  • Valid for credit through: 11/29/2022
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for hematologists/oncologists.

The goal of this activity is to educate clinicians on personalizing treatment for patients with myelofibrosis (MF) and polycythemia vera (PV) and managing adverse effects of myeloproliferative neoplasm (MPN) treatments for the optimal care of patients with these malignancies.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have greater competence related to
    • Personalizing treatment for patients with MF
    • Selecting treatment for patients with PV
    • Managing adverse effects of MPN treatments


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  • Brandon McMahon, MD

    Professor of Medicine
    Hematology and Oncology
    University of Colorado School of Medicine
    Aurora, Colorado


    Disclosure: Brandon McMahon, MD, has no relevant financial relationships.

  • Animesh Pardanani, MBBS, PhD

    Consultant, Division of Hematology
    Department of Internal Medicine
    Mayo Clinic
    Rochester, Minnesota


    Disclosure: Animesh Pardanani, MBBS, PhD, has no relevant financial relationships.


  • Davecia R. Cameron, MS

    Director of Content Development, Medscape, LLC


    Disclosure: Davecia R. Cameron, MS, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

  • Heather P. Friedman, MPH

    Director of Content Development, Medscape, LLC


    Disclosure: Heather P. Friedman, MPH, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

CME Reviewer

  • Robert Morris, PharmD

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC


    Disclosure: Robert Morris, PharmD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: ViiV Healthcare
    Owns stock, stock options, or bonds from: GlaxoSmithKline

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Case Challenges in Treating Myelofibrosis and Polycythemia Vera

Authors: Brandon McMahon, MD; Animesh Pardanani, MBBS, PhDFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC Released: 11/29/2021

Valid for credit through: 11/29/2022