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Types of stem cell transplants for treating cancer

... Cons to allogeneic stem cell transplants: The transplant, also known as the
graft, might not take — that is, the donor cells could die or be destroyed ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/bonemarrowandperipheralbloodstemcelltransplant/stem-cell-transplant-types-of-transplant

Stem cell transplant for chronic lymphocytic leukemia

... They differ in the source of the blood-forming stem cells. Allogeneic stem cell
transplant. In an allogeneic transplant, the stem cells come from ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemia-chroniclymphocyticcll/detailedguide/leukemia-chronic-lymphocytic-treating-bone-marrow-stem-cell-transplant

Stem cell transplant for chronic myelomonocytic leukemia

... when the new immune cells (from the ... Allogeneic SCT is currently the only
treatment that ... For more information about stem cell transplants, see our ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemia-chronicmyelomonocyticcmml/detailedguide/leukemia-chronic-myelomonocytic-treating-stem-cell-transplant

Stem cell transplant for multiple myeloma

... patient gets blood-forming stem cells from another ... matched to the patient's
cell type and ... Allogeneic transplants are much riskier than autologous ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/multiplemyeloma/detailedguide/multiple-myeloma-treating-stem-cell-transplant

Stem cell transplant for myelodysplastic syndrome

... just enough to allow the donor cells to take ... side effects from a stem cell
transplant (SCT) are ... serious side effect from allogeneic transplants is called ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/myelodysplasticsyndrome/detailedguide/myelodysplastic-syndromes-treating-stem-cell-transplant

Stem cell transplant for Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia

... The blood-forming stem cells can come either from the patient ... SCT) or from
a donor (called an allogeneic SCT). Autologous stem cell transplant. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/waldenstrommacroglobulinemia/detailedguide/waldenstrom-macroglobulinemia-treating-stem-cell-transplantation

Stem cell transplant for acute myeloid leukemia

... Allogeneic stem cell transplant. ... In an allogeneic transplant, the stem cells come
from someone else – usually a donor whose tissue type is ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemia-acutemyeloidaml/detailedguide/leukemia-acute-myeloid-myelogenous-treating-bone-marrow-stem-cell-transplant

High-dose chemotherapy and stem cell transplant for acute ...

... An allogeneic stem cell transplant may be more effective ... any remaining
leukemia cells as being ... t happen with autologous stem cell transplants. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemia-acutelymphocyticallinadults/detailedguide/leukemia-acute-lymphocytic-treating-bone-marrow-stem-cell

Stem cell transplant for myelodysplastic syndrome

... stem cells to kill the patient's cancer cells. ... Right now allogeneic SCT is the
only ... please see our document Stem Cell Transplant (Peripheral Blood ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/myelodysplasticsyndrome/overviewguide/myelodysplastic-syndromes-overview-treating-stem-cell-transplant

Stem cell transplant for chronic myeloid leukemia

... Allogeneic stem cell transplants (ASCT) are the main type of transplant done
for patients ... In an allogeneic transplant, the stem cells come from ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemia-chronicmyeloidcml/detailedguide/leukemia-chronic-myeloid-myelogenous-treating-bone-marrow-stem-cell