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What kind of stem cell transplant is the most common?

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Dr. Andrew N. De la Torre answered

Specializes in Transplant Surgery

At some institutions stem cells, or stem like cells are isolated and enriched for bone marrow transplantation. This is done most commonly for hematologic malignancies such as leukemia.

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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein answered

Specializes in Hematology and Oncology

Stem cell transplants using blood stem cells for conditions such as leukemias and other cancers are the most common stem cell transplants. These transplants use stem cells from the blood or bone marrow.

Answered Jul 5, 2012

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