Bone Marrow Failure Treatment Program | Conditions and Treatments

Aplastic Anemia

The bone marrow produces all blood cells: red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. Red blood cells contain the protein hemoglobin that carries oxygen from the lungs to tissues. White blood...

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Diamond Blackfan Anemia

Diamond-Blackfan anemia (DBA) is a rare blood disorder that occurs when the bone marrow fails to make red blood cells, which are essential for carrying oxygen from the lungs to all the other parts of...

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Dyskeratosis Congenita

Normally, bone marrow produces all of the blood cells your child’s body needs, but sometimes, genetic defects can disrupt the marrow’s ability to make these vital cells. Dyskeratosis congenita (DC) is...

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Fanconi Anemia

Fanconi anemia (FA) is a rare inherited disease characterized by multiple physical abnormalities, bone marrow failure, and a higher than normal risk of cancer. Researchers have shown that defects ...

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Hemolytic Anemia

Hemolytic Anemia Hemolytic anemia is a blood disorder that occurs when red blood cells are destroyed faster than the bone marrow can make them. There are two types of hemolytic anemia: intrinsic,...

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Myelodysplastic Syndrome in Children

Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) is a rare disease of the blood, only occurring in four out of every 1 million children. This rare disease keeps the body from properly producing blood cells and...

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Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome

Shwachman-Diamond syndrome (SDS) is a rare, inherited bone marrow failure, characterized by a low number of white blood cells, poor growth due to difficulty absorbing food and, in some cases, skeletal...

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