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For diagnosing leukemia do they need to look at marrow?

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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Yes

To make a diagnosis of leukemia with the chromosome and molecular tests usually done to fully understand the leukemia requires a bone marrow biopsy.

In brief: Yes

To make a diagnosis of leukemia with the chromosome and molecular tests usually done to fully understand the leukemia requires a bone marrow biopsy.
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes absolutely

Yes, bone marrow biopsy is needed to diagnose leukemia- especially acute leukemia.

In brief: Yes absolutely

Yes, bone marrow biopsy is needed to diagnose leukemia- especially acute leukemia.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Dr. Liawaty Ho
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