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Bone Marrow Biopsy | Johns Hopkins Medicine Health Library

A bone marrow biopsy involves removing tissue from the red bone marrow to be sent to the lab for microscopic examination.

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Richmond-Burton coach fighting cancer with support of team

By CHRIS CASEY – ccasey @shawmedia.com

RICHMOND – Beating cancer takes perseverance, strong will, and an ability to find things to take your mind off what you are going through. Richmond-Burton boys soccer coach Casey DeCaluwe has to do all of those things for a second time.

DeCaluwe, who beat cancer in 2011, was diagnosed with the same type of cancer this past summer. When DeCaluwe first beat the disease back in his first year at R-B, he beat it alone, without telling anyone.

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Daily Checkup: Sickle cell disease is a hereditary, life-shortening ailment – NY Daily News

The Specialist: A nurse practitioner who helps run Mount Sinai’s Sickle Cell Program, Jena Simon has been specializing in treating adults and children with sickle cell disease for the past seven years.

 Source: www.nydailynews.com

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9/11 first responder needs hero of his own for life-saving transplant | Fox News

A FDNY firefighter who dedicated his life to saving others desperately needs a hero of his own.

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Coming soon — stem cell transplant to treat type 1 diabetes | Health News | Health Research | Diet & Weight Loss Tips | Health Products | Medicines & Drugs |TheHealthSite.com

Coming Soon — Stem Cell Transplant To Treat Type 1 Diabetes - | Get health news & research updates on beauty, body fitness, Sexual health, weight loss. Get to know all news on AIDS, Cancer, Addiction, Allergies, Anti-ageing, Backache & more news on health.

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Welsh Blood Service reaches 900th bone marrow donation – Wales Online

In January 1989 the Welsh Blood Service started collecting samples from blood donors who volunteered as potential donors for patients waiting for a blood stem cell transplant

 Source: www.walesonline.co.uk

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Experts Recommend Best Treatments for Sickle Cell Disease

A panel of experts is out with new guidelines for treating sickle cell disease. But not all the recommendations will be affordable for everyone. Sickle cell disease - or sickle-cell anemia, a...

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September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month

During this month, the Sickle Cell Foundation, Inc. has its major fundraisers.

Source: www.tallahassee.com

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