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is there a relationship between red blood cell production and bone marrow cancer?

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Dr. James Blachly
Specializes in Hematology and 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.
Answered on Nov 12, 2015
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