What are the risk factors for myeloproliferative diseases?

Risk factors for myeloproliferative diseases include:

  • Long-term exposure to petrochemicals.
  • Long-term exposure to electrical wiring.
  • Exposure to high levels of radiation, such as a nuclear bomb.
  • What can you do to prevent myeloproliferative diseases?
  • There is no sure way to prevent myeloproliferative diseases. Avoiding the risk factors could lower your chance of developing the condition, but most people diagnosed with myeloproliferative diseases have no known risk factors.

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