Fanconi Anemia: Treatments
Part of: Fanconi Anemia
About Treatments for Fanconi Anemia
Goals of Treatment
Long-term treatments for FA can:Cure the anemia. Damaged bone marrow cells are replaced with healthy ones that can make enough of all three types of blood cells on their own.
OrTreat the symptoms without curing the cause. This is done using medicines and other substances that can help your body make more blood cells for a limited time.
Screening and Short-Term Treatment
Even if you or your child has FA, your bone marrow might still be able to make enough new blood cells. If so, your doctor might suggest frequent blood count checks so he or she can watch your condition.