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A 27-year-old male asked:

How do you treat myelofibrosis on the 69-year-old male?

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Dr. Martin Rubenstein
Hematology and Oncology 45 years experience
Multiple options: Depending on symptoms, options include transfusions, drugs to stimulate red cell production (erythropoietin, androgens), thalidomide derivatives (lenolidomide, pomalidomide), jak2 inhibitors (jakafi), splenectomy, radiation therapy, chemotherapy (hydroxyurea) or bone marrow transplant.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Agree with Dr. R: This is not a do it yourself matter. The patient should be under the care of a hematologist.

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Last updated Mar 18, 2019

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