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My dad has primarymyleofibrosis, its getting worse and they

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my dad has primarymyleofibrosis, its getting worse and they have told him he has approx. 12-18 months to live, I am desperately searching www for cures or anything to prolong his life.
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Customer: Has blood transfusions 2 weekly.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. David

I am sorry about your dad

Primary myelofibrosis is a chronic blood cancer in which excessive scar tissue forms in the bone marrow and impairs its ability to produce normal blood cells. Researchers believe myelofibrosis may be caused by abnormal blood stem cells in the bone marrow.

is he willing to consider enrolling into a clinical trial studying myelofibrosis?

is a list of clinical trails

is another list.

let me know if you have other questions.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

do you have any other questions?