Bone Marrow Aspirate
A bone marrow biopsy removes a small amount of bone and a small amount of fluid and cells from inside the bone (bone marrow). A bone marrow aspiration removes only the marrow. These tests are often done to find the reason for many blood disorders and may be used to find out if cancer or infection has spread to the bone marrow.
What is therapeutic phlebotomy?
Therapeutic phlebotomy is drawing blood for the purpose of treating a disease, most often, iron overload disease.
Tysabri is a brand-name drug used to treat debilitating symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis (M.S.).
Keytruda is a chemotherapeutic drug indicated for the treatment of advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
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