Marrow Transplant Successful in Treating Adult Sickle Cell Disease

July 2, 2014 1:15 AM

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Marrow Transplant Successful in Treating Adult Sickle Cell Disease

A risky bone marrow transplant is often successful in treating children with sickle cell disease, a genetic disorder primarily seen in people of African descent.

Experts say by the time patients reach adulthood, however, they are usually too sick to withstand the rigorous procedure.

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