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

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

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

Sources of stem cells for transplant

... marrow into the blood. For a peripheral blood stem cell transplant, the
stem cells are taken from blood. A special thin flexible ...

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

What's it like to donate stem cells?

... The process of donating cells for yourself (autologous stem cell donation) is
pretty much the same as when someone donates them for someone ...

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

Types of stem cell transplants for treating cancer

... Pros of allogeneic stem cell transplant: The donor stem cells make their own
immune cells, which could help destroy any cancer cells that remain ...

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

Why would someone need a stem cell transplant?

... Any of these problems can cause the body to not have enough normal red
blood cells, white blood cells, or platelets. A stem cell transplant may ...

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

Stem cell transplant for chronic lymphocytic leukemia

... The 2 main types of stem cell transplants are allogeneic and autologous.
They differ in the source of the blood-forming stem cells. ...

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

Stem cell transplant for acute lymphocytic leukemia

... the stem cells in the lab to try to kill or remove any leukemia cells, there is the
risk of returning some leukemia cells with the stem cell transplant. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemia-acutelymphocyticallinadults/overviewguide/leukemia-all-overview-treating-bone-marrow-stem-cell

Stem cell transplant for multiple myeloma

... For an autologous stem cell transplant, the patient's own stem cells are removed
from his or her bone marrow or peripheral blood before the ...

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

Stem cell transplant for acute myeloid leukemia

... cells in the lab to try to kill or remove any remaining leukemia cells), there is
the risk of returning some leukemia cells with the stem cell transplant. ...

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