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Hodgkins Disease
...  as it can. General treatment modalities applicable for Hodgkin’s disease patients are radiation therapy and chemotherapy. A procedure performed that is more specific to the disease is the Bone marrow transplant. All these procedures may be done all together or separately, depending on the patients’ tolerance. Hodgkin’s disease has a surprisingly high survival rate of 93  ...

Sickle Cell Anemia
...  possible to detect sickle cell anemia among unborn babies through an amniotic fluid sample. However, treatment is not possible. Treatment As for now, the few of the suitable cure for this disease is Bone marrow transplant. Only few patients are fortunate enough to find a donor with no traces of sickle cells. However, not all are able to find donors without taking too much time. Thus, medications  ...

Testicular Cancer
...  Since testicular cancer is a unique kind of cancer, so are the ways of treating it. Aside from the traditional chemotherapy, the other basic treatment modalities opted for are self donating Bone marrow transplant (the removal of the patient’s bone marrow to treat it directly radiation and chemotherapy), external beam radiation, and radical inguinal orchiectomy (the surgical  ...

Aplastic Anemia
...  alfa, sagramostim and filgrastim. In the case of a low white blood cell count, antibiotics could be administered to fight the infection. In severe cases, and to those not cured by medications, Bone marrow transplant could be an option. This is a costly procedure in which healthy bone marrow from the donor is given to the patient. This process would enable the patient to produce new and  ...

Myelodysplastic Syndrome
...  varies from the case of each patient. There might be a mix of medications such as hematopoietic growth factors, retinoids, immodulators and demethylation agents. For those with poor prognosis, Bone marrow transplant could be an option for therapy as long as the donor’s bone marrow is compatible to the patient. Since MDS is rare, studies for an effective treatment is still ongoing.  ...


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