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?

Find out about myelofibrosis including risks, causes and possible symptoms.

Tests and treatment for myelofibrosis

Tests to diagnose myelofibrosis include blood tests and bone marrow tests. Find out more about getting diagnosed and treatment.

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: 
27 Jul 2020
Next review due: 
27 Jul 2023
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