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What are the effects of a bone marrow transplant on a person with hodgkins lymphoma ?

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Dr. Edward Gold
43 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Bone marrow transplants have been used to treat refractory lymphoma with some degree of success.
Answered on Jun 2, 2013

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