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Cure for thalassemia?

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Dr. Scott Adams
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Marrow Transplant

Currently the only way to "cure" thalassemia is to replace enough of the marrow cells that make red cells/ hemoglobin to result in normal oxygen carrying and delivery as well as reduced numbers of fragile red cells.
And the only way to do this is by bone marrow transplantation.

In brief: Marrow Transplant

Currently the only way to "cure" thalassemia is to replace enough of the marrow cells that make red cells/ hemoglobin to result in normal oxygen carrying and delivery as well as reduced numbers of fragile red cells.
And the only way to do this is by bone marrow transplantation.
Dr. Scott Adams
Dr. Scott Adams
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes

The cure for thalassemia major is through bone marrow transplantation, either from umbilical cord blood stem cells or from donor bone marrow stem cells.

In brief: Yes

The cure for thalassemia major is through bone marrow transplantation, either from umbilical cord blood stem cells or from donor bone marrow stem cells.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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