bone marrow reserve

bone marrow reserve

a storage pool of mature neutrophils in the bone marrow, which can be released as necessary.
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Subsequent treatment can be difficult because of limited bone marrow reserve.
Lastly, NEUMUNE was able to increase progenitor cell self renewal in human bone marrow cells, indicating that NEUMUNE is not merely exhausting the existing bone marrow reserve in response to the initial insult, but is also speeding up the recovery of the marrow to be able to respond to future challenges.
Zevalin is a significant step forward in managing patients with adequate bone marrow reserves who have failed standard chemotherapy, Rituximab therapy, or a combination of chemotherapy and Rituxan.

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