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

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Dr. Martin Rubenstein
Hematology and Oncology 47 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.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 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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