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This edition: The Dangers of Neutropenia





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Let's face it...not many people have heard of Neutropenia unless they have it or they work in a medical office or hospital. It sounds like a rare and probably deadly condition. But as viewers will see in this program Neutropenia is a blood disorder that arises from an unusually low number of neutrophils, a type of white blood cell. And it can often happen after cancer or other treatments. Experts will discuss advancements made in the past 10-20 years, and the breakthroughs that are allowing for better treatment of this condition. Viewers will meet patients who have been treated for Neutropenia and see what these patients are doing to help them get back to living their lives.

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