Vincent Seaman

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BACKGROUND The role of the environment in the origin of polycythemia vera has not been well documented. Recently, molecular diagnostic tools have been developed to facilitate the diagnosis of polycythemia vera. A cluster of patients with polycythemia vera was suspected in three countries in eastern Pennsylvania where there have long been a concern about(More)
Cancer cluster investigations rarely receive significant public health resource allocations due to numerous inherent challenges and the limited success of past efforts. In 2008, a cluster of polycythemia vera, a rare blood cancer with unknown etiology, was identified in northeast Pennsylvania. A multidisciplinary group of federal and state agencies,(More)
the magnitude of the anodic electrophoretic mobility of various types of cells and the changes in these values produced by treatment of the cells with an aldehyde or neuraminidase. The cells have been derived from a variety of tissues of normal, embryonic, or malignant origin. Ambrose, James, and Lowick (1) originally reported a difference in electrokinetic(More)
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