9a. Hematologists/Oncologists Play a Pivotal Role in the Diagnosis of Gaucher Disease


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Hematologists and Oncologists play a pivotal role in the diagnosis of Gaucher Disease, since we know that nearly 90% of patients who are eventually diagnosed with Gaucher Disease are first evaluated in a hematology or oncology clinic, but disappointingly we’ve learned that only one out of five hematologists or oncologists would even consider the diagnosis of Gaucher Disease when they are first presented with a classical patient.







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