National study: New ways to prevent stroke and reduce excess iron in sickle cell anemia

08/31/05

Clinical trial designed to determine if hydroxyurea can replace blood transfusions and if monthly blood withdrawal can substitute for daily injections to treat iron overload, according to St. Jude

Source: Eurekalert & others

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