Myelofibrosis

Myelofibrosis is a rare blood cancer. It causes scarring of the bone marrow which makes it more difficult to produce blood cells. It is one of a group of conditions called myeloproliferative neoplasms or myeloproliferative disorders.

We have more information on the diagnosis and treatment of myelofibrosis. And information on organisations that provide support to help you cope.

What is myelofibrosis?

Myelofibrosis is a rare blood cancer. It causes scarring of the bone marrow which makes it more difficult to produce blood cells. 

Tests and treatment for myelofibrosis

The first test to diagnose myelofibrosis is usually a blood test. Read about this, other tests, and the treatment you might have.

Research into myelofibrosis

Researchers around the world are looking at better ways to treat myelofibrosis and manage treatment side effects.

Coping with myelofibrosis

Coping with a rare condition can be difficult both practically and emotionally. Being well informed about your condition and possible treatments can make it easier to make decisions and cope with what happens.

Last reviewed: 
30 Oct 2023
Next review due: 
30 Oct 2026