Published in Blood Weekly, June 21st, 2001
Researchers report that low-dose radiation therapy combined with immunosuppressive drugs allows donor stem cell transplants in patients who cannot have conventional stem cell transplants using donor stem cells or their own stem cells. Results from the study were published in the June 1, 2001, issue of the journal Blood.
The toxic effects of conventional stem cell transplants are a major problem for older patients or for younger patents with medical problems. In the Fred...
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