Bone Marrow Biopsy Topic Guide
Bone Marrow Biopsy: A bone marrow biopsy is performed to evaluate bone marrow function or to determine the cause of some infections, diagnose tumors, determine how far a disease, such as lymphoma, has progressed, and to evaluate the effectiveness of chemotherapy or other bone marrow active drugs.
Anemia Anemia can be caused by many conditions and diseases such as iron deficiency, poor diet and nutrition, cancers, bone marrow problems, and more. Symptoms of anemia depend upon the cause, and progression of the disease. Treatment depends again, upon the cause of anemia.