It is clear that there is a current debate on this but you would think that after 15 years, standard testing would have commenced on patients routinely.
This post appeared on July 6th on the blog:
Hematological malignancies are the types of cancer that affect blood, bone marrow, and lymph nodes. As the three are intimately connected through the immune system, a disease affecting one of the three will often affect the others as well: although lymphoma is technically a disease of the lymph nodes, it often spreads to the bone marrow, affecting the blood
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