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What is a autologous bone marrow transplant?

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Dr. Zartash Gul
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: The patient is donor

In case of myeloma certain lymphomas in general patients receive chemotherapy , achieve a response and then have stem cells mobilized from their marrow- frozen- patient goes through high doses of chemo to clear the marrow or kill as many tumor cells as possible and then reinfuse cells back.
The idea is that high doses of chemotherapy can cause prolong remission or cure

In brief: The patient is donor

In case of myeloma certain lymphomas in general patients receive chemotherapy , achieve a response and then have stem cells mobilized from their marrow- frozen- patient goes through high doses of chemo to clear the marrow or kill as many tumor cells as possible and then reinfuse cells back.
The idea is that high doses of chemotherapy can cause prolong remission or cure
Dr. Zartash Gul
Dr. Zartash Gul
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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Stem cell transplant

An autologous bone marrow or stem cell transplant involves giving a patient high doses of chemotherapy followed by infusion of their own bone marrow or blood stem cells.
It is a treatment generally used to treat certain blood cancers. Rarely it is used for certain solid tumors. There are clinical trials evaluating the role of these transplants for certain autoimmune disorders too.

In brief: Stem cell transplant

An autologous bone marrow or stem cell transplant involves giving a patient high doses of chemotherapy followed by infusion of their own bone marrow or blood stem cells.
It is a treatment generally used to treat certain blood cancers. Rarely it is used for certain solid tumors. There are clinical trials evaluating the role of these transplants for certain autoimmune disorders too.
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
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Dr. Amir Faridi
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Autologous transpant

When patient own cells are infused back to patient.

In brief: Autologous transpant

When patient own cells are infused back to patient.
Dr. Amir Faridi
Dr. Amir Faridi
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