What is myelofibrosis? What are the best ways to treat and manage this rare bone marrow cancer? Get answers to these and other questions from hematologist and oncologist Abdulraheem Yacoub, MD, in a Facebook Live event presented by Massive Bio titled “Living With Myelofibrosis”.
Dr. Yacoub, who is an associate professor in the division of hematologic malignancies and cellular therapeutics at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Westwood, Kansas, discussed myelofibrosis with Massive Bio patient advocate Syeda Hasan. After explaining the basics of myelofibrosis, which occurs when scar tissue builds up in the bone marrow and disrupts healthy production of blood cells, Dr. Yacoub offered his perspectives and expert opinions on a wide range of issues and concerns that will be of interest to anyone who has myelofibrosis or cares for someone with this condition. Topics include:
Massive Bio specializes in matching patients with myelofibrosis to clinical trials, which are scientific studies in which researchers evaluate the benefits and safety of cutting-edge treatments. Living With Myelofibrosis will feature a live question-and-answer period at the end, when patients and caregivers can submit any queries they may have about managing this bone marrow disorder via chat. Submit the form below to watch the full event video.