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bone marrow

the soft, spongy tissue in the hollow middle of certain bones of the body. This is where new blood cells are made. See also platelets, red blood cells, white blood cells.

Stem Cell Transplant (Peripheral Blood, Bone Marrow, and ...

... Stem Cell Transplant (Peripheral Blood, Bone Marrow, and Cord Blood
Transplants). Download Printable Version [PDF]». (En español). ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/bonemarrowandperipheralbloodstemcelltransplant/index

Bone marrow or peripheral blood stem cell transplant for ...

... Bone marrow or peripheral blood stem cell transplant for chronic myeloid
leukemia. ... Bone marrow transplant was more common in the past. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemia-chronicmyeloidcml/overviewguide/leukemia-cml-overview-treating-bone-marrow-stem-cell-transplant

Bone marrow or peripheral blood stem cell transplant for non ...

... Next Topic. Surgery for non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Bone marrow or peripheral
blood stem cell transplant for non-Hodgkin lymphoma. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/non-hodgkinlymphoma/overviewguide/non-hodgkin-lymphoma-overview-treating-bone-marrow-stem-cell-transplant

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

... This treatment can kill the cancer cells but also destroys the bone marrow,
which prevents new blood cells from being formed. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/non-hodgkinlymphoma/detailedguide/non-hodgkin-lymphoma-treating-bone-marrow-stem-cell

Stem Cell Transplant (Peripheral Blood, Bone Marrow, and ...

... Stem cells mostly live in the bone marrow (the spongy center of certain
bones), where they divide to make new blood cells. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003215-pdf.pdf

What is bone cancer?

... doctors do not consider it a primary bone cancer because it develops from
the plasma cells of the bone marrow (the soft inner part of some bones). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/bonecancer/detailedguide/bone-cancer-what-is-bone-cancer

Stem Cell Transplant (Peripheral Blood, Bone Marrow, and ...

... Stem Cell Transplant (Peripheral Blood, Bone Marrow, and Cord Blood
Transplants). Download Printable Version [PDF]». (En español). ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/bonemarrowandperipheralbloodstemcelltransplant/

Sources of stem cells for transplant

... Bone marrow has a rich supply of stem cells. The bones of the pelvis (hip)
contain the most marrow and have large numbers of stem cells in them. ...

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

How are myelodysplastic syndromes diagnosed?

... Blasts are very early cells that are produced by bone marrow stem cells and
are normally only found in bone marrow. ... Bone marrow tests. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/myelodysplasticsyndrome/detailedguide/myelodysplastic-syndromes-diagnosis

Types of myelodysplastic syndromes

... Most of these types are determined by the the blood and the bone marrow
look under the microscope. One type is defined ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/myelodysplasticsyndrome/detailedguide/myelodysplastic-syndromes-m-d-s-types