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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
33 years experience Medical Oncology
Home of blood cells: The cells in your blood are born and reach maturity in the bone marrow. This is the very protected space in the middle of your large bones like your a ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Bone marrow is: tissue in the center or hollow part of the bones. It makes red blood cells. Eventually white blood cells are manufactured. All of this is helps our ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romeo Mandanas
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Under gen anesthesia: Donating bone marrow for transplantation entails a procedure called bone marrow harvesting. The donor is placed under general anesthesia and turned ov ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
What is pgp: Can't answer your question until you define pgp.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
It can be: If bone marrow is collected the standard way by retrieving it directly from a bone, it can be painful due to pressure when the needle is inserted into ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Register as a Donor: You can register in any blood bank by asking about the national marrow donor program(nmdp) also called: be the match registry. It is simple to registe ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Detecting diseases: Bone marrow tests are performed for many reasons, but the commonest ones are: detecting bone marrow involvement by a cancer - many cancers, notably l ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Blachly
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
No: No, no health benefit. But, if prepared well as in osso bucco, it can be delicious when spread on little toasts.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emily Lu
Dr. Emily Lu answered
6 years experience Family Medicine
HLA type: Every cell in your body has human leukocyte antigens (hlas) on the surface that act like a cell i.D. These allow your immune cells to recognize your c ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
The bone marrow: Changes as we age. The cellularity is the percentage of blood cell production as compared to fat. As a rule of thumb the cellularity as a percent is 1 ... Read More

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