Bone marrow and Sickle cell

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Sickle cell affects a large number of the population, child and adult. A new study has been done recently to see how affective bone marrow transplants are against sickle cell. In this science news article, linked below it discusses the out come of the study. A group of people underwent chemo to wipe out a majority of the sickle cells before the bone marrow transplant. Out of the group 25 of the people were a success and some of them have even been able to stop taking their medication.  A chemo and bone marrow transplant regime may be the key

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For more information on this topic go to the link below

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/bone-marrow-transplant-could-reverse-sickle-cell-adults

 

 

 

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