Published in Cancer Weekly, March 8th, 2005
"Peripheral blood progenitor cells (PBPC) are increasingly used as a source of stem cells for either autologous or allogeneic hematopoietic transplantation in children. Although technically similar to adult procedures, apheresis in small children worries some operators and physicians that have little experience in managing pediatric patients or donors.
"However several published series have showed that these procedures, when performed by experienced teams are safe and can obtain enough amount of PBPC for either autologous or allogeneic hematopoietic...
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