Can Aplastic Anemia Be Cured?

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I was diagnosed with AA 3/16  did horse ATG was ok for a year it came back.
Doctors at UCSF did Chemo,rabbit ATG and stem cell transplant at age 54'
My siblings were not a match, Donor was found in Europe,
Had little side effects (fever diarrhea) 8 months doing fine
After stem cell transplant,many people have long-term survival.
Is aplastic anemia a type of cancer?
Hello Valerie, aplastic anemia is not a type of cancer, it is a disorder of the hematopoietic stem cell, leading to insufficient healthy blood cells. Treatment usually involves immunosuppression, or bone marrow transplantation.
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