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Fanconi anemia

Other Names for this Disease
  • Fanconi pancytopenia
  • Fanconi's anemia
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  • I had Fanconi anemia and underwent chemothearpy and a bone marrow transplant as a young child. I am now a healthy young adult. Is there any data regarding life expectancy following a bone marrow transplant? I am aware of the increased risk for certain cancers. Also can Fanconi anemia and its treatment affect growth? If so, what treatment is available. Lastly, do you know why my doctor adivised me not to weight lift?  Click here for answer