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Watching My Patient Die, Remotely

When I first met my patient, three years earlier, a woman in her mid-70s from Western Pennsylvania, she had just been given a diagnosis of myelofibrosis. This disease is classified as a myeloproliferative neoplasm, in which a genetic abnormality revs up the inner machinery of cells in the bone marrow (“myeloid” cells), causing them to… Read More »