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Can bone marrow cancer be cured

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Fero
Medical Oncology 31 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
Dr. Zartash Gul
Hematology and Oncology 20 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.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 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
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 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
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Kaplan
Hematology and Oncology 39 years experience
Might be: Acute myelogenous leukemia (aml). Is curable and may require marrow or stem cell transplant.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 30 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
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine 17 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
A 74-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
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 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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