peripheral stem cell transplantation


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peripheral stem cell transplantation

Peripheral stem cell support Oncology A method of replacing hematopoietic cells–HCs destroyed by chemotherapy; stem cells in circulating blood are removed before treatment, then readministered treatment to help BM recovery Transplantation may be autologous–a person's own HCs, allogeneic–HCs donated by another, or syngeneic–HCs from an identical twin. See Bone marrow.
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COMBINATION CHEMOTHERAPY AND PERIPHERAL STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION IN TREATING PATIENTS WITH STAGE III OVARIAN CANCER
The Eligix(TM) CD8-SC Cell Separation System is intended for ex-vivo use for patients receiving allogeneic bone marrow and peripheral stem cell transplantation for hematological disorders.
This product, the Eligix(TM) CD8-SC Cell Separation System, is intended for ex-vivo use for patients receiving allogeneic bone marrow and peripheral stem cell transplantation for hematological disorders.
Under the terms of the contract, Response Oncology will provide to referred, qualifying beneficiaries of Intracorp clients, high-dose chemotherapy with peripheral stem cell transplantation at an agreed upon global case rate.

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