BY Bill Crutcher

When I was diagnosed with myelofibrosis in March 2017, I didn’t know it was a bone marrow disorder that could turn into leukemia. All I knew was that I wanted to live, so I needed to figure out what to do next.

My wife, Diane, combed the internet for the best doctors, clinical trials and stem cell transplant centers. We spent the remainder of 2017 visiting seven of them across the country.

Ultimately, we chose MD Anderson...

Myelofibrosis survivor Bill Crutcher with stem cell transplant specialist Uday Popat, M.D.