A 35-year-old female asked:
A family member is currently undergoing targeted therapy for cancer. i've read therapy-related thrombocytopenia can be treated with platelet transfusions and injections such as neupogen. how exactly do the injections work?
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Dr. Gurmukh Singhanswered
Pathology 51 years experience
Nupogen is one of the drugs than can stimulate the bone marrow to produce platelets as well other cells formed in the bone marrow, e.g. red and white cells.
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Answered Sep 13, 2022
Last updated Sep 13, 2022
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