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A friend of mine got diagnosed positive for bone marrow

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A friend of mine got diagnosed positive for bone marrow cancer and I would like to know what are the best treatments and if this is curable and what are the side effects of this cancer before treatments.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 8 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 8 months ago.

there are many different types of cancer in the bone marrow

treatments for each are different.

it could be myelodysplastic syndrome, polycythemia vera, essential thrombocytosis, multiple myeloma, leukemia. there are several different types of leukemias.

I am sorry about your friend.

he is getting treatment up in Canada?