Myelofibrosis (MF) is a type of chronic leukemia which causes blood cells to grow uncontrollably, creating scar tissue in a person’s bone marrow. The scar tissue slows the production of blood cells, causing patients to develop anemia. Symptoms may include an enlarged spleen and liver, bone aches and pain, night sweats, low-grade fevers, itching, weight loss, and fatigue.
Help Raise Awareness of Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPNs), including Myelofibrosis (MF)
The MPN Coalition came together with one primary goal in mind: to provide a forum for discussion of and action on needs and challenges faced by those living with and affected by MPNs, including myelofibrosis. The Coalition aims to create greater awareness of these rare diseases and to enhance education and access to care. Members of the MPN Coalition include: CancerCare, Cancer Support Community, MPN Advocacy & Education International, MPN Education Foundation, MPN Research Foundation, National Organization for Rare Disorders, and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Learn more »
You can become part of a movement that has furthered the progress of research and increased resources and support for people affected by MF. Take part in a Myelofibrosis Awareness event, or hold your own event using our Myelofibrosis Awareness Day Event Toolkit.