Hearing you have MF can be overwhelming, upsetting and hard to understand.

It is important you know that:

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There is hope

Treatment for this type of blood cancer can lead to relief from symptoms and an improved quality of life. For some people, a stem cell transplantation can cure the disease.
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Research is advancing

Our understanding of this disease has progressed in recent years.
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It’s nothing you did

You did not catch the disease from someone else and cannot pass it to your children.

You are not alone.

Know that the blood cancer community is here to support you every step of the way.

What happens next?

Experiences of others

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Camille

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The biggest change I have made [as a blood cancer survivor] is to reduce work commitments to give me more time for myself and relaxation... If I were to give advice to someone [recently diagnosed] it would be to find someone who's been through this experience and talk to them. I did that, and it made a huge difference.

Halifax NS
Canada

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