One Thousand Patients With Primary Myelofibrosis: the Mayo Clinic Experience.

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Dr. Ayalew Tefferi, Consultant in the Department of Hematology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the January 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings describing the Mayo Clinic experience with 1000 patients who have primary myelofibrosis and providing context for the design and interpretation of clinical trials. Available at:

Dr. Ayalew Tefferi of Mayo discusses December Mayo Clinic Proceedings article on primary myelofibrosis

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Dr. Ayalew Tefferi, Professor of Hematology and Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses the findings of the largest ever study with the most mature data currently available of patients with primary myelofibrosis younger than 60 years. These 176 patients were followed up for a median of 8 years or until death. Improvement in survival was noted in those with high- and moderate-risk disease but not in those with low-risk disease. These findings suggest a salutary effect of recent...