bone marrow ablation

bone marrow ablation

Radio- or chemotherapy-induced destruction of bone marrow harbouring (or potentially harbouring) malignant cells, which remain after the administration of systemic chemotherapy. The patient’s own stem cells are used to reconstitute the marrow.

bone marrow ablation

Oncology The destruction of BM with radiation or drugs
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The company has developed drugs for treating leukemia, metastatic colorectal and prostate cancers, antiangiogenesis (prevention of blood supply to and growth of many solid cancers), and bone marrow ablation (a treatment for leukemias, lymphomas and multiple myeloma).
However, in a leukemia patient whose chemotherapy results in successful bone marrow ablation, the bone marrow would be dark on an FLT PET scan.
The poster presentation was entitled "Rapid Site-Specific Bone Growth by a Combination of Bone Marrow Ablation, PTH and Bisphosphonate Therapy.
A poster entitled "Rapid Site-Specific Bone Growth by a Combination of Bone Marrow Ablation and Anabolic Therapy" was presented at the 17th Scientific Meeting of the International Bone and Mineral Society in Montreal, Canada.
ATNM's technology has been also used to produce drug candidates for treatment of metastatic colorectal and prostate cancers, antiangiogenesis and bone marrow ablation, part of a curative treatment for leukemias, lymphomas and multiple myeloma.