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Gastrointestinal problems persist for years after bone marrow transplantation

Gastrointestinal symptoms ranging from dry mouth to diarrhoea can remain problematic for many years after a successful bone marrow transplant and can undermine quality of life, a study of New South Wales survivors has shown. Dietitian Jennifer Smith, from the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney, and colleagues analysed responses to a comprehensive survey completed ...

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