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Blood Disorders: Types, Symptoms, and Treatments
Some blood disorders are forms of cancer. Others are benign. Find out what happens and why.
Hemophilia Quiz: Test Your IQ of This Blood Disorder
What happens within the body in a person who has hemophilia? Take this quiz to learn about this rare blood disorder.
Related Disease Conditions
How Painful Is Bone Marrow Donor Procedure?
This procedure takes place under general anaesthetic, so you won't feel any pain while it's happening.
At What Stage of Cancer is Chemotherapy Used?
The decision to use chemotherapy may vary depending on the aggressiveness, stage and type of cancer. Usually, chemotherapy may be used for all stages in most cancer types. Chemotherapy is a type of medicine or combination of medications that is used to treat or kill cancer cells.
Why Would You Need Plasmapheresis?
Plasmapheresis is a procedure that removes antibodies against the person's own body cells and tissues (autoantibodies) from the blood. Medical professionals may use plasmapheresis to treat neurological or autoimmune diseases, toxins in the blood, and lower cholesterol that hasn't responded to medications or dietary changes.
What Is Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy?
Bone marrow biopsy and aspiration are procedures usually performed together to collect and examine bone marrow for helping in diagnosis of blood disorders and other conditions.
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Prevention & Wellness
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