Is Myelofibrosis a Type of Cancer?

Is myelofibrosis a type of cancer?

Myelofibrosis is classified as a myeloproliferative neoplasm now, but it is a kind of bone marrow cancer.

If one gets myelofibrosis, an abnormal copy of hematopoietic stem cells proliferates in his bone marrow, and scar tissue replaces the morrow. The cause of myelofibrosis is related to mutations in the gene.

People with myelofibrosis often have symptoms like bone pain, bruising and easy bleeding, fatigue, abdominal fullness and getting infected easily.

Keywords: myelofibrosis cancer

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