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Can you tell me what you suggest if my sister has anemia because of a pregnancy that did not go so well. Will she develop leukemia?

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Dr. Craig MacArthur
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Anemia not leukemia

Most anemia related to pregnancy is due to iron deficiency.
This iron deficiency can be corrected with iron supplementation in most cases. There is no relationship between iron deficiency anemia and leukemia.

In brief: Anemia not leukemia

Most anemia related to pregnancy is due to iron deficiency.
This iron deficiency can be corrected with iron supplementation in most cases. There is no relationship between iron deficiency anemia and leukemia.
Dr. Craig MacArthur
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