NCCN Guidelines for Patients® | Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

9 NCCN Guidelines for Patients ® : Myeloproliferative Neoplasms, 2018 Figure 1 Bone marrow Bone marrow is the sponge- like tissue in the center of most bones. Most blood cells are formed in bone marrow. Figure 2 Blood cells Blood (hematopoietic) stem cells are the cells from which all blood cells are formed. They make two types of progenitor cells. Common lymphoid progenitor cells form into white blood cells called lymphocytes. Common myeloid progenitor cells form into red blood cells, platelets, and white blood cells called granulocytes. Illustration Copyright © 2017 Nucleus Medical Media, All rights reserved. www.nucleusinc.com red blood cells myeloblast platelets blood stem cell granulocytes lymphoblast lymphocytes myeloid progenitor cell lymphoid progenitor cell Copyright © 2017 National Comprehensive Cancer Network ® (NCCN ® ). www.nccn.org 1 MPN basics A disease of cells

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