Bone Marrow Biopsy Topic Guide

Bone Marrow Biopsy Bone Marrow Biopsy: A bone marrow biopsy is performed for any of the following reasons:
  • 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.

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