Definition of Stem Cell Transplantation

A method of replacing the immature blood-forming cells lost due to high-dose chemotherapy, and possibly radiation therapy, used to destroy leukemia cells. The stem cells are given to the patient after treatment to help the bone marrow recover and continue producing healthy blood cells.

Stem Cell Transplantation is from the group

Transplantation

Other Names for Stem Cell Transplantation

Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
Stem Cell Transplantation
Stem Cell transplantation

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