Polycythemia Vera Investigation

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In 2006, the Pennsylvania Department of Health (PADOH) asked the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry’s (ATSDR) to help investigate a higher than expected number of PV cases in Carbon, Luzerne, and Schuylkill counties (called the tri-county area). More specifically, they wanted ATSDR to make sure that the reported cases actually had PV and to find any other cases of PV in the tri-county area… Continue

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Current Projects
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    Health Studies(Drexel University, Geisinger Health System, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh)

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    Environmental Studies(The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection)

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