Published in Cancer Weekly, March 5th, 2002
Dr. Masaya Mukai and colleagues at Sapporo City General Hospital studied the effects of autologous peripheral blood stem cell transplantation (auto-PBSCT), the stem cell growth factor granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF), and chemotherapy on Th1/Th2 cell balance in patients treated for NHL.
Stem cell grafts ultimately tilted the scales in favor of Th1-type activity, Mukai and coauthors found.
They conducted a preliminary...
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