oncology
Blood

Need for bone marrow biopsy now in question for many cancers

While bone marrow examination has been the gold standard for diagnosis of myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) for many years, a new non-invasive diagnostic model may help patients avoid the unpleasant procedure in about half of cases. Israeli researchers have shown that a combination of six simple clinical variables including haemoglobin and white blood cell counts was ...

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