Items Tagged ‘Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant’

October 27, 2008

Specific Changes in Immune System Components Predict Likelihood of Fungal Infection in Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplants

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Specific Changes in Immune System Components Predict Likelihood of Fungal Infection in Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplants Changes in specific immune system components referred to as toll-like receptors (TLRs) predict the likelihood of patients becoming infected with the serious fungal infection, aspergillosis. Treatment with stem cell transplants is used in several different types of cancers. A […]

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August 12, 2008

Injection of Umbilical Cord Stem Cells into Bone Appears Promising for Leukemia

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Injection of Umbilical Cord Stem Cells into Bone Appears Promising for Leukemia The injection of stem cells collected from umbilical cords into the pelvic bone of patients with leukemia appears promising; however, longer follow-up is necessary to determine outcomes for these patients. These results were recently published in an early online publication of the Lancet […]

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Tags: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant