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can bone marrow cancer be cured

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends : The cure varies among different bone marrow cancers. Leukemias in children are most likely to be cured. See this site for more info. http://www.web ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Fero
30 years experience Medical Oncology
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
A 46-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.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
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
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
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
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Fanconi anemia: This genetic disorder eventually causes bone marrow failure, and approximately 10% will develop other types of cancers such as leukemia. Bone marrow ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Kaplan
Dr. Ed Kaplan answered
38 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Might be: Acute myelogenous leukemia (aml). Is curable and may require marrow or stem cell transplant.
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Walsh
16 years experience Addiction Medicine
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 81-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
When: People talk about bone marrow cancer they are usually referring to multiple myeloma. This is not a medical term. All forms of leukemia are bone marrow ... Read More

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