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Would bone marrow/stem cell transplants be one of the last resorts doctors would attempt?
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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldsteinanswered
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
Need for transplant: The timing of a stem cell transplant is dependent on many factors such as the reason for the transplant, the status of the cancer and patient age and medical problems. For some cancers a transplant may be part of the initial therapy and for other diagnoses it may be a therapy that is not used until many others have failed.
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