Researchers at stanford University develop method for bone marrow transplants without using chemotherapy

Stanford Medicine| Wed Aug 10 11:04:56 EDT 2016
Researchers  at stanford University develop method for bone marrow transplants without using chemotherapy

Blood stem cell transplantation, widely known as bone marrow transplantation, is a powerful technique that potentially can provide a lifelong cure for a variety of diseases. But the procedure is so toxic that it is currently used to treat only the most critical cases.

Now, researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have come up with a way of conducting the therapy that, in mice, dramatically lowers its toxicity. If the method eventually proves safe and effective for human....

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