hematopoietic cell transplantation


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hematopoietic cell transplantation

Abbreviation: HCT
Removal of blood-forming cells from one person and their infusion into another. It is used primarily but not exclusively to treat leukemias and lymphomas.
See also: transplantation
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Caption: Figure 2: Kaplan-Meier curve for overall survival for allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation by conditioning regimen (P = .11).
Alberti et al., "Malignant and benign thyroid nodules after total body irradiation preceding hematopoietic cell transplantation during childhood," European Journal of Endocrinology, vol.
Late effects in survivors of Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma treated with autologous hematopoietic cell transplantation: a report from the bone marrow transplant survivor study.
Amrita Krishnan, professor of hematology and hematopoietic cell transplantation and associate director of the medical education and training programme in the Department of Hematology and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation at the city of Hope.
(18.) Thomas' Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation Third Edition- Edited By Blume KG, Forman SJ, Appelbaum FR, 2004, Chapter 13 Preparative Regimens and Modification of Regimen-Related Toxicities, Bensinger WI, Spielberger R.
Only intensive chemotherapy followed by hematopoietic cell transplantation is generally considered potentially curative in neoplastic diseases.
The first section covers malignant hematology and hematopoietic cell transplantation, including acute lymphoblastic and myeloid leukemia in adults, myelodysplastic syndromes and related disorders, myeloproliferatve neoplasms, chronic lymphocytic and other leukemias, Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, plasma cell neoplasms and related disorders, and special issues in hematology and hematopoietic call transplantation, such as PET (positron emission tomography) scans in lymphomas, radioimmunotherapy, radiation oncology consultation, donor and graft selection, prevention and treatment of relapse, and acute and chronic graft-versus-host disease.
Storer et al., "Comorbidity and disease status-based risk stratification of outcomes among patients with acute myeloid leukemia or myelodysplasia receiving allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation," Journal of Clinical Oncology, vol.
Storb, "Graft failure after allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation," Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, vol.
This Phase 2 multicentre, pilot study is enrolling patients that have received allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) at least 100 days earlier, documented chronic GVHD in at least one organ outside the GI tract and have a mucosal biopsy consistent with GI GVHD.
In 22 chapters, they address active treatment, including comprehensive and family-centered psychosocial care, pain, the psychiatric impact of childhood cancer, the psychosocial effects of hematopoietic cell transplantation and radiotherapy, communicating with children, cognitive behavioral interventions, education, complementary and alternative medicine, art and other therapies, and palliative care; survivorship; death; and additional considerations.
Hematopoietic cell transplantation as curative therapy for idiopathic myelofibrosis, advanced polycythemia vera, and essential thrombocythemia.

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