Environmental, lifestyle, and familial/ethnic factors associated with myeloproliferative neoplasms.

  title={Environmental, lifestyle, and familial/ethnic factors associated with myeloproliferative neoplasms.},
  author={Lesley Anderson and Andrew S. Duncombe and Maria Hughes and Moyra E Mills and Jessica Claire Wilson and Mary Frances McMullin},
  journal={American journal of hematology},
  volume={87 2},
Myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs) are characterized by overproduction of mature functional blood cells and are often associated with an acquired genetic mutation of Janus Kinase 2(V617F). The etiology of MPNs remains unknown. The aim of this article was to review and collate all known published data investigating environmental and lifestyle factors associated with MPNs. Medline, Embase, PubMed, Cochrane, and Web of Science were systematically searched using terms for MPNs and observational… CONTINUE READING
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