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Is there a relationship between red blood cell production and bone marrow cancer?
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Dr. James Blachlyanswered
Specializes in Medical Oncology
Yes: The bone marrow is the factory of the blood - every blood cell begins life there. If the bone marrow is full of cancer, or weakened, there is not capacity or energy to produce enough red blood cells.
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