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Overview of blood and marrow transplantation
Children's National Health System specialist Allistair Abraham, MD, explains blood and marrow transplantation for sickle cell disease patients. More information can be found here.
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Blood and Marrow Transplantation Specialist
Christopher Melkonian was six years old when he came down with a low-grade fever and diffuse bone pain. Unsure of what was happening, his parents Darlene and David took him to Children’s National Hospital and soon found out that Christopher had acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), a type of blood and bone marrow cancer that affects white blood cells.
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