EMJ Hematology 4 [Suppl 9] . 2016

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The 11th New Horizons in Haematology (NHH11) conference was moderated by Dr Sarah Jarvis, healthcare reporter and television presenter, and was delivered in the format of a live, interactive, online meeting. Prof Gunnar Birgegård opened the conference with a presentation on the evolution of essential thrombocythaemia (ET) disease, Prof Sélim Aractingi described the incidence of skin lesions in myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN), Prof Claire Harrison discussed key aspects in women’s health when managing ET including pregnancy, Prof Jean-Jacques Kiladjian covered the management of elderly patients with ET, and Dr Manuel Martínez-Sellés concluded the meeting by emphasising the importance of identifying and managing cardiovascular (CV) risk factors in ET. Dr Tamara Lado Cives, Prof Chiaki Nakaseko, Dr Melania Moreno Vega, and Dr Samah Alimam each shared a case study after the main presentations.