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Can bone marrow cancer be cured

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Fero
Medical Oncology 33 years experience
Often yes: Bone marrow transplants are often curative for cancers of the bone marrow, i.e. leukemia. It is even more highly curative of benign bone marrow diseas... Read More
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Dr. Zartash Gul
Hematology and Oncology 22 years experience
Yes: However it depends on the type of cancer, if it is in remission or not ,age of the patient and the type of donor. It also depends on the type of trans... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Leukemia: it depends to kind of cancer in pediatrics leukemia relapse ,after heavy chemotherapy bone marrow transplant can save them.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 52 years experience
Unclear ?: Are you saying that the bone marrow transplantation did not cure the blood cancer? If that is your question, then the choices are limited. You should ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 52 years experience
I am afraid, not man: Not many options , if one gets to this stage. However bone marrow trasplant can be repeated. If this is not possible, then you are at the mercy of som... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Kaplan
Hematology and Oncology 41 years experience
Might be: Acute myelogenous leukemia (aml). Is curable and may require marrow or stem cell transplant.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
Low bone marrow: Not sure what you mean by low bone marrow. Was a bone marrow biopsy performed that shows less than the normal number of cells? Why was the bone marr... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine 19 years experience
Yes: Mortality rates vary depending on the cell line, its response to therapy, and how wide spread it is when it is caught... But all of them can lead to d... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Many and variable: Please consult this site for usual symptoms of leukemia. There are other types of bone marrow cancers, e.g. P vera, multiple myeloma that are not addr... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 21 years experience
Depends on the type: All depend on what type of cancer, there are many.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
Bone marrow cancer: Bone marrow cancer would refer to leukemias, multiple myeloma and some lymphomas. These are cancers of the cells that typically reside in the normal ... Read More
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