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Sickle cell disease - is it curable with a bone marrow transplant?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Juan Sanabria
Surgery - Transplant
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In brief: I do not know.

Most patients with sickle cell diseaes have a very benign manifestation of the diseas (trait) and they can live close to a normal life.
E few percentage of this people has severe disease. I do not have experience with bone marrow transplant for sickle cell disease.

In brief: I do not know.

Most patients with sickle cell diseaes have a very benign manifestation of the diseas (trait) and they can live close to a normal life.
E few percentage of this people has severe disease. I do not have experience with bone marrow transplant for sickle cell disease.
Dr. Juan Sanabria
Dr. Juan Sanabria
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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Yes but...

A bone marrow transplant can cure sickle cell disease but the procedure has many serious risks and side effects.
Talk with a hematologist about this option.

In brief: Yes but...

A bone marrow transplant can cure sickle cell disease but the procedure has many serious risks and side effects.
Talk with a hematologist about this option.
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
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Dr. Zartash Gul
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Yes

But has complications associated with it.
Gene therapy can also cure and needs autologous transplant as part of it

In brief: Yes

But has complications associated with it.
Gene therapy can also cure and needs autologous transplant as part of it
Dr. Zartash Gul
Dr. Zartash Gul
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