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Living With Myelofibrosis (Part 4 of a 4 part-series)

By Patricia Wagner In this final entry, I’ll be sharing as one patient to another the complementary practices which have enhanced my total health. I am most grateful to the M.D.s who treat me, as I’m sure most of you are. I do not look to them for everything, however. I personally have benefited from [...]

Cancer Education

Mayo Clinic's Cancer Education Center offers education and support for cancer patients and their families and friends.
  • Teamwork. At Mayo Clinic, hematologists and transplant specialists work as a multidisciplinary team to care for people with myelofibrosis. Other professionals are included as needed.
  • Experience. Myelofibrosis is a rare type of cancer. Mayo Clinic doctors care for more than 1,500 people with myelofibrosis every year.
  • A full range of treatment options to consider. Mayo Clinic doctors will work with you to review all of your treatment options and choose the treatment that best suits your needs and goals. The range of treatments offered to people with myelofibrosis includes medications, blood transfusions, radiation, chemotherapy, surgery to remove the spleen and bone marrow transplant.
  • Access to the latest treatments. Mayo Clinic offers access to clinical trials based on the latest treatment advances.
  • Comprehensive cancer center. Mayo Clinic Cancer Center meets strict standards for a National Cancer Institute comprehensive cancer center, which recognizes scientific excellence and a multidisciplinary approach to cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., and Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for cancer by U.S. News & World Report.

Aug. 01, 2014