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Being diagnosed with myelofibrosis or MF can be a shock, particularly when you may never have heard of it. That’s why we have created this website, to help answer questions you may have about your condition. This includes how MF affects the body, what causes it, who gets it, what symptoms to expect and treatment options. For more information, talk to your Haematologist.
Myelofibrosis or MF is a disorder of the bone marrow. It happens when the marrow – the soft, fatty tissue inside your bones that produces blood cells – is replaced by fibrous (or scar) tissue. Scarring of the bone marrow means the marrow is not able to make enough blood cells, which leads to a set of symptoms that can have a significant impact on your qualify of life.