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Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

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Sources Used in Current Review

MPN Education Foundation. CML FAQ. Available online at http://www.MPNinfo.org/ through http://www.MPNinfo.org. Accessed May 14, 2013.

MPN Education Foundation. MPN-NET PV FAQ. Available online at http://www.MPNinfo.org/ through http://www.MPNinfo.org. Accessed May 14, 2013.

MPN Education Foundation. ET FAQ. Available online at http://www.MPNinfo.org/faq/faq_et.php through http://www.MPNinfo.org. Accessed May 14, 2013.

MPN Education Foundation. MF FAQ. Available online at http://www.mpdinfo.org/faq/faq_mf.php through http://www.mpdinfo.org. Accessed May 15, 2013.

MPN Research Foundation. Learning about MPNs. Available online at http://www.mpnresearchfoundation.org/Overview-Page through http://www.mpnresearchfoundation.org. Accessed May 15, 2013.

Kathleen Finnegan. Molecular Genetics of Myeloproliferative Disorders. Review available online at http://www.els.net/WileyCDA/ElsArticle/refId-a0023475.html through http://www.els.net. Published March 2013. Accessed May 15, 2013.

Atlantic Health System. What Is BCR-ABL? Available online at https://atlantichealth.dnadirect.com/grc/patient-site/bcr-abl-gleevec-imatinib/index.html through https://atlantichealth.dnadirect.com. Accessed May 15, 2013.

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN). Available online at http://www.seattlecca.org/diseases/myeloproliferative-neoplasms-treatment.cfm through http://www.seattlecca.org. Accessed May 15, 2013.

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Pagana, Kathleen D. & Pagana, Timothy J. (2001). Mosby's Diagnostic and Laboratory Test Reference 5th Edition: Mosby, Inc., Saint Louis, MO.

What is Acute Leukemia? American Cancer Society [On-line information]. Available online through http://www.cancer.org.

What is Adult Chronic Leukemia? American Cancer Society [On-line information]. Available online through http://www.cancer.org.

(2002 September 16, Updated). What You Need to Know About Leukemia. NCI cancer.gov [On-line information]. Available online through http://www.cancer.gov,

Abramson, N. and Melton, B. (2000 November 1). Leukocytosis: Basics of Clinical Assessment. American Family Physician [On-line journal]. Available online at http://www.aafp.org/afp/20001101/2053.html through http://www.aafp.org.

(2002). Leukemia. The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.leukemia-lymphoma.org/all_page?item_id=9346 through http://www.leukemia-lymphoma.org.

Myelodysplastic Syndromes. The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.leukemia-lymphoma.org/all_page?item_id=55445 through http://www.leukemia-lymphoma.org.

Biology of Blood. The Merck Manual - Home Edition [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.merck.com/pubs/mmanual_home/sec14/152.htm through http://www.merck.com.

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Leukemias. The Merck Manual - Home Edition [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.merck.com/pubs/mmanual_home/sec14/157.htm through http://www.merck.com.

(2002 August 27, Modified). Myelodysplastic Syndromes, Patient Version. NCI cancer.gov [On-line information]. Available online through http://www.cancer.gov.

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Huffman, G. (2001 February 15). Polycythemia Vera and Essential Thrombocythemia. AFP, Tips from Other Journals [On-line journal]. Available online at http://www.aafp.org/afp/20010215/tips/5.html through http://www.aafp.org.

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(Updated 2008 January 10). Myeloproliferative Disorders. Leukemia & Lymphoma Society [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.leukemia-lymphoma.org//all_page.adp?item_id=311829 through http://www.leukemia-lymphoma.org. Accessed March 2009.

(2009 February). Polycythemia Vera. National Heart Lung and Blood Institute [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/dci/Diseases/poly/poly_whatis.html through http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov. Accessed March 2009.

(2008 February). Thrombocythemia and Thrombocytosis. National Heart Lung and Blood Institute [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/dci/Diseases/thrm/thrm_what.html through http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov. Accessed March 2009.

Mayo Clinic Staff (2009 February 3). Myelofibrosis. MayoClinic.com [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.mayoclinic.com/print/myelofibrosis/DS00886/DSECTION=all&METHOD=print through http://www.mayoclinic.com. Accessed March 2009.

Rasool, H. and Groshek, D. (Updated 2008 February 13). Myeloproliferative Disease. eMedicine [On-line information]. Available online at http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/204714-overview through http://emedicine.medscape.com. Accessed March 2009.

(Revised 2005 November). Myeloproliferative Disorders. Merck Manual for Healthcare Professionals [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.merck.com/mmpe/sec11/ch141/ch141a.html?qt=myeloproliferative&alt=sh through http://www.merck.com. Accessed March 2009.

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