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What kind of stem cell transplant is the most common?

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Dr. Andrew N. De la Torre
Transplant Surgery 32 years experience
Bone marrow: 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.
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 30 years experience
Blood stem cells: 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.

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