Elliott Winton on the Changing Landscape of MPN Treatment

BY ELLIOTT WINTON, M.D.
Elliott Winton, M.D., researcher, physician and 2016 MPN Hero, discusses some of the drastic changes that happened over the past decade or so in the world of MPNs. 
PUBLISHED: JANUARY 11, 2017


Elliott Winton, M.D., researcher, physician and 2016 MPN Hero, discusses some of the drastic changes that happened over the past decade or so in the world of MPNs.

Monumental change began about 11 years ago with the discovery of the JAK mutation, which led to new agents, future studies and more reliable diagnostic measures. Also, more studies are looking at the prognosis of patients diagnosed with MPNs, so that physicians can be more informed in discussing potential outcomes and treatment options with their patients.

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