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Which bone marrow transplant uses the patient's own bone marrow?

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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Autologous

An autologous transplant uses a patient's own bone marrow or stem cells.

In brief: Autologous

An autologous transplant uses a patient's own bone marrow or stem cells.
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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