hematopoietic stem cell transplantation

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hematopoietic stem cell transplantation

Hematology A therapy in which defective hematopoietic cells are replaced with normal BM cells after chemotherapy and/or RT Indications AML, breast CA, CML, germ cell tumors, lymphoma, myelodysplastic syndrome, myeloma, neuroblastoma, ovarian CA, Wilms' tumor; nonmalignant lesions–congenital metabolic diseases, SCID
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Mark Ash was dismissed as he waited for a potentially life-saving stem cell transplant after being diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma in 2015 at the age of 30.
AMOTHER.OF.TWO who had a life-saving blood stem cell transplant from a 21-year-old stranger says she wants to throw her arms around her and say "thank you".
Like Timothy Brown, who was cured of the virus in Germany in 2007, the unnamed patient became free of it after undergoing a bone marrow stem cell transplant. Although the transplant's purpose was to treat lifethreatening cancer, doctors hoped that if the stem cells came from a donor with a genetic resistance to HIV, they might clear the virus too.
A partially blind woman has regained her sight after receiving Kenya's first-ever stem cell transplant from a placenta.
SEATTLE -- A London man appears to be free of the AIDS virus after a stem cell transplant, the second such success, doctors reported Monday.
Doctors say a stem cell transplant helped the patient beat HIV and that it had been his "last chance of survival".
After that, he received the stem cell transplant in 2016 and remained on antiretroviral treatments for another 16 months.
The only known cure for it is a stem cell transplant. Today, Zayed is completely free of the disease and now lives like any normal, healthy child.
EVERY year, around 2000 blood cancer patients around the UK need a stem cell transplant from a donor to save their life.
With Saturday having celebrated World Marrow Donor Day, Mazumdar Shaw Cancer Centre at Narayana Health City, one of the leading blood and marrow stem cell transplant units in India, highlights the alarming cases of two Cambodian sisters aged nine and 11 - their heroes being an 11-month-old sibling and a half-HLA matched father.
A KENILWORTH man is getting back in the saddle for charity - almost a year after undergoing a life-saving stem cell transplant.