Siddhartha Mukherjee on Increasing MPN Awareness

BY SIDDHARTHA MUKHERJEE, M.D., PH.D.
Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D., Ph.D, an oncologist, researcher and Pulitzer Prize-winning science writer, discusses the increasing awareness about myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs).
PUBLISHED: DECEMBER 12, 2016


Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D., Ph.D, an oncologist, researcher and Pulitzer Prize-winning science writer, discusses the increasing awareness about myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs).

For a long time, MPNs were quite "mysterious," Mukherjee said, noting that physicians had a difficult time diagnosing and characterizing them. But thanks to increasing awareness about MPN genetics, as well as the condition itself, physicians and patients have a better understanding on how to handle MPNs.

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