Tag Archives: Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation

Study ties bone marrow transplant to negative sexual side effects

Radiation, graft-versus-host disease cited as particularly damaging New research ties preparative procedures and complications associated with blood or bone marrow transplantation (stem cell transplantation, SCT) with diminished sexual health in both men and women who have undergone the lifesaving procedure. Study data, … Continue reading

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Immune system marker may improve bone marrow transplant outcomes

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital investigators prove that an immune marker predicts transplant success and improves selection of bone marrow donors. The risk of death following bone marrow transplantation can be reduced about 60 percent using a new technique to … Continue reading

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Guidelines for stem cell transplants in older patients with myelodysplastic syndromes

A new study by an international team led by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute scientists provides the first statistically-based guidelines for determining whether a stem cell transplant is appropriate for older patients with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) – the most common blood disorders … Continue reading

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