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Bone Marrow - The soft, sponge-like tissue inside most bones that produces blood cells. The bone marrow produces three different types of blood cells: leukocytes (white blood cells or WBCs), which help the body fight disease and infection, erythrocytes (red blood cells or RBCs), which circulate oxygen throughout the body, and thrombocytes (platelets), which aid in blood clotting. The role of bone marrow in cancer is especially important in showing resiliency and recuperative abilities, particularly in different forms of leukemia.
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