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My mom has tumor along with anemia.Is it dangerous?

my mom has tumer along with it dangerous?
Asked On : Wed, 7 Jul 2010
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Thanks for posting your query.

Anemia can be an individual entity or can occur secondarily in case of tumors.
In tumors associated with anemia usually Erythropoiten a protein involved in Erythropoiesis is not produced.
So in such cases Anemia can be tackled by giving Erythropoietin through external source.
Severity is based on the HB%, Age and the tumor variety.

Hope I have answered your query.

Wishing you good health.


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