A 50-year-old member asked:
Which bone marrow transplant uses the patient's own bone marrow?
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Dr. Stuart Flechner answered
45 years experience in Urology
Autologous (self): When the patients own stem cells are used it is termed an autologous (self) bone marrow transplant. Similarly, umbilical cord blood can be collected from a newborn and stored for later use.
Answered on Jan 22, 2015
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