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Where can I cure myelofibrosis and how? [on hold]

There is a treatment for myelofibrosis in your countries? The fact is that my grandmother (80 years old) suffers from myelofibrosis. But in Russia it is not treated. We bought Jakawi, which is not ...
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Race and bone marrow donor search

I've heard the argument that race is not a real scientific entity several times. Despite what on the surface look like very different traits, humans share significantly more DNA with each other than ...
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Will donating bone marrow weaken a person's health?

When a person donates bone marrow, does it weaken the body, affect health and/or shorten life span? Does it adversely weaken the body permanently? What are some risks to bear in mind before one agrees ...
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How can a bone marrow transplant from a donor of a different blood type not get rejected?

As discussed here, one can change their blood type by getting a bone marrow transplant from a donor with a different blood type. Why would the bone marrow not be rejected, as the body's immune ...
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Why bone marrow patient and donor cannot meet?

There's a common policy that bone marrow patient and donor aren't allowed to meet or reveal their identities. In some countries they can't meet for a year of two after the transplant. In some others -...
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Are there any health concerns to regular consumption of liquified bone and marrow smoothie?

I blend up the cooked bone in my steaks into a savory smoothie. I like to think it's a superfood meal. I am, however, not a licensed/doctoral nutritionist, so I'm not sure about the health benefits or ...
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Bone marrow donation vs. peripheral blood stem cell transplantation

There are two ways of donating to help patients with destroyed stem cells: one surgical (bone marrow donation) and one nonsurgical that is done with a process that is similar to donating blood (...