New Predictive Model Developed for Leukemic Transformation in Primary Myelofibrosis

"Primary myelofibrosis (PMF) can be treated with allogenic stem cell transplant (which can cure the disease or prolong survival) or with drug therapy, splenectomy, and radiation. Determining the appropriate time for a transplant is an important objective in tailoring treatment to the individual patient, and currently, the mutation- and karyotype-enhanced prognostic scoring system (MIPSS70 + version 2.0), a risk model for overall survival, is one tool used to do so. A recent study sought to develop a complementary, robust predictive model for patients whose disease will transform into acute myeloid leukemia, a complication that is associated with a poor prognosis."

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