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...ic causes. I believe that researches are on the right track on finding a cure that can be available to more patients other then just 1%, which is the percentage of people that undergo a bone marrow transplant. Researchers have done a wonderful job finding out the origin of the disease, which is a big step compared to other diseases that scientist are still trying to figure out the cause. Two of the questions that I would like for further research will be if after getting a bone marrow transplant all the damage already done to other organs of the body can still be reversible, and that if the inhibition of P-selectin could actually cause a decrease on its affinity to sickle cells. I hope that future scientist can come across a cure for this mutation, so that all the people who suffer from it can have a chance to lives their lives normally without any painful crisis.
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