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Cure Research for Mastocytosis

Treatments for Mastocytosis

Treatments to consider for Mastocytosis may include:

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Cure Research discussion for Mastocytosis:

Some of the most important research advances for this rare disorder include improved diagnosis of mast cell disease and identification of growth factors and genetic mechanisms responsible for increased mast cell production. Researchers are currently evaluating approaches to improve ways to treat mastocytosis.

Scientists also are focusing on identifying disease-associated mutations (changes in genes). NIH scientists have identified some mutations, which may help researchers understand the causes of mastocytosis, improve diagnosis, and develop better treatments. (Source: excerpt from Mastocytosis, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

Clinical Trials for Mastocytosis

Some of the clinical trials for Mastocytosis include:

 

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