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I've got essential thrombocythemia. It is a bone marrow disorder. Can it be cured?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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In brief: May be

It is a mild form of leukemia and may not cause symptoms.
Some patients do develop complications. There is no cure through conventional treatments. In some cases bone marrow transplant may be warranted and can cure the disease. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/thrombocythemia/basics/definition/con-20034386

In brief: May be

It is a mild form of leukemia and may not cause symptoms.
Some patients do develop complications. There is no cure through conventional treatments. In some cases bone marrow transplant may be warranted and can cure the disease. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/thrombocythemia/basics/definition/con-20034386
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