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Fanconi anemia


Other Names for this Disease

  • Fanconi pancytopenia
  • Fanconi's anemia
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  • What is the scientific name for Fanconi Anemia group c? Is it autosomal or sex chromosome linked? Is it more common among men or women? Is there currently any research being conducted to understand more about this disease? Click here for answer

  • 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

Other Names for this Disease
  • Fanconi pancytopenia
  • Fanconi's anemia
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.