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Is there a cure for sickle cell anemia?
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Dr. Joseph Torkildson
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: So far only one
At present the only cure for sickle cell disease is a bone marrow transplant.
This is being done with greater frequency, and many pediatric transplant centers are participating in a trial with this. The biggest limitation to this is the availability of suitable bone marrow donors. Brothers or sisters are best, but they must be a match and have no more than sickle trait.

In brief: So far only one
At present the only cure for sickle cell disease is a bone marrow transplant.
This is being done with greater frequency, and many pediatric transplant centers are participating in a trial with this. The biggest limitation to this is the availability of suitable bone marrow donors. Brothers or sisters are best, but they must be a match and have no more than sickle trait.
Dr. Joseph Torkildson
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Dr. DAVID AMOS
Family Medicine
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In brief: Sickle cell anemia
None.

In brief: Sickle cell anemia
None.
Dr. DAVID AMOS
Dr. DAVID AMOS
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