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A 34-year-old male asked:

After bone marrow biopsy done to my 70 yr dad , hematologist gave him vitamin b6 for his moderate anemia. what s possible diagnosis. dr. say no cancer?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Sideroblastic?: Some of the sideroblastic anemias respond to generous doses of pyridoxine. I hope this works. This is a large and diverse family illnesses most bearing a mutation or two in the marrow. You may enjoy reading up on them. Best wishes.
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