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

... Weigh the risks before transplant; Types of stem cell transplants for treating ...
Sources of stem cells for transplant; Donor matching for allogeneic ...

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

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

Why would someone need a stem cell transplant?

... This is where stem cell transplants come in. ... after the bone marrow and its stem
cells have been ... This transplant lets doctors use much higher doses ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/bonemarrowandperipheralbloodstemcelltransplant/stem-cell-transplant-when-do-people-need-transplant

Sources of stem cells for transplant

... transplanted marrow or peripheral blood stem cells. ... unlike bone marrow
transplant or peripheral blood stem cell transplant, the donor ...

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

Stem cell transplant for chronic lymphocytic leukemia

... Allogeneic stem cell transplant. In an allogeneic transplant, the stem cells come
from someone ... cause the immune system to react against the cells. ...

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

Stem cell transplant for multiple myeloma

... the patient gets blood-forming stem cells from another ... results occur when the
donor's cells are closely matched to the patient's cell type and ...

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

Stem cell transplant for acute myeloid leukemia

... Allogeneic stem cell transplant. ... In an allogeneic transplant, the stem cells come
from someone ... cause the immune system to react against the cells. ...

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

Stem cell transplant for Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia

... Blood-forming stem cells used for a transplant come either ... The blood-forming
stem cells can come either from the ... Autologous stem cell transplant. ...

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

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

... be hard to get a stem cell sample that is ... immune system that comes from the
transplanted cells. ... and radiation than a regular allogeneic transplant. ...

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

Stem cell transplant for chronic myelomonocytic leukemia

... occurs when the new immune cells (from the ... all patients who get a transplant
are cured. ... For more information about stem cell transplants, see our ...

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