Hi all.Please advise me with your experience. After 9 years of just venesections and aspirin to treat my PV, I am told it's time to start treatment to lower my platelets. As I am 47 and have always said that i don't want hydroxie because of the leukemia risk, my heam has told me it's my choice whether I start interferon or hydroxie, I know she is leaning to the latter. I'm scared of both and really need to know which way to go. I have researched both, that just fills me with more fear and I know that if I couldn't tolerate the interferon I could then change to the chemo. I also need to know, once we start the drugs, do we ever come off them or is this for life? Sorry to sound like a wimp but I am pooping myself. Thank you in advance. Mel x
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