MPN Updates

August 2016

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A © 2016 SLACK Incorporated Introduction MPN Updates is a digital publication that focuses on current research and standards of care for patients with myeloproliferative neo- plasms. Each issue invites the reader to learn more about diagnosis and treatment options, including emerging therapeutic agents, as well as the impact myeloproliferative neoplasms have on patients. e past several years have proven excit- ing as researchers explore new gene mutations and treatment protocols that may shed more light on myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs). In fact, physicians are currently beginning to learn that race, gender and age may have more signi cant impacts on symptom burden than previously thought. is issue of MPN Updates features Irum Khan, MD, and Nicole Elena Kucine, MD, MS, who share their early ndings on how race and age a ect outcomes, and the many ques- tions that still remain. Also in this issue, I dis- cuss how male and female patients with MPNs IN THIS ISSUE: MPN Updates ISSUE 1 | VOL 3 | AUGUST 2016 This newsletter is produced by SLACK Incorporated through a third-party independent grant by Incyte Corporation. 20 8 2 Retrospective analysis shows race impacts clinical outcomes in patients with ET, PV 6 VIDEO: Race, gender, age and MPNs A rare cancer is not so rare when you have one: Q&A with Jean Diesch Pediatric MPNs: More questions than answers 7 2016 Calendar of MPN events 14 Patient profi le

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