A 35-year-old member asked:
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could gene therapy require bone marrow transplantation?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Unrelated treatments: Gene therapy is an experimental type of therapy which is used to manipulate functions of group of cells(Like Lymphocytes). Bone marrow transplantation used normal blood stem cells which reside in the bone marrow and also tend to circulate in the peripheral blood in small numbers.
Answered on Apr 7, 2015
Dr. Zartash Gul
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Autologous transplant
Answered on Jul 19, 2017

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See below: Cyclophosphamide in high doses has more than 80% chance of complete cure of aplastic anemia without the need of bone marrow transplant.
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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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Restate: Could you restate this question? What is the disease that needs transplant?
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Complicated issue: Treatment of blood cancer is too complicated to be discussed in this forum. It would be better to discuss the matter with your doctor.

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