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Can thalassemia be cured?

The only way to cure thalassemia is a bone marrow transplant. This treatment removes bone marrow and replaces it with healthy bone marrow from someone else, known as a donor. New red blood cells (RBCs) will have the right instructions to make normal hemoglobin.

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