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  • lymphoma
  • He started and co-chaired the internationally renowned Leukemia and Lymphoma meeting "East meets West" in Croatia in September 2007 and 2011, which was organized in collaboration with the MD Anderson Cancer Center (Houston, Texas). (wikipedia.org)
  • Indications for microtransplantation are as follows: Hematologic Malignancies Tumors Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) chronic-phase chronic myeloid leukemia (CP-CML) Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) Intermediate- or high-risk Non-Hodgkin lymphoma High-risk Hodgkin lymphoma Multiplemyeloma (MM) Severe aplastic anemia (SAA) The cells employed are allogeneic peripheral blood stem cells. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1982
  • In 1982 he received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Zagreb School of Medicine after defending the thesis entitled Pyruvate kinase in acute leukemia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Oncology
  • This process started in 1987 with the meeting "New Trends in Acute leukemia", which he and his colleagues organized in Dubrovnik jointly with the European School of Oncology. (wikipedia.org)
  • cancerous
  • In myeloid or myelogenous leukemias, the cancerous change takes place in a type of marrow cell that normally goes on to form red blood cells, some other types of white cells, and platelets. (wikipedia.org)
  • In some individuals, the disease comes to light only after the cancerous cells overwhelm the bone marrow resulting in anemia producing tiredness or weakness. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cancer Center
  • It is a principal teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School, and a founding member of Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center, a Comprehensive Cancer Center designated by the National Cancer Institute. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition to being a principal teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber is also a federally designated Center for AIDS Research, and a founding member of the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center (DF/HCC), a federally designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. (wikipedia.org)
  • From 1978 to 86 he was clinical assistant physician at MSKCC, then assistant attending physician and associate attending physician at the Memorial Hospital of Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. (wikipedia.org)
  • Siteman is the only cancer center in Missouri and within 240 miles of St. Louis to be designated a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). (wikipedia.org)
  • Was named a top 15 U.S. cancer center by U.S. News & World Report. (wikipedia.org)
  • Four other St. Louis-area sites offer specialized cancer care in community hospital locations: Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital in Creve Coeur, Missouri, Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital in St. Peters, Missouri, Christian Hospital in north St. Louis County, Missouri and Siteman Cancer Center-South County in south St. Louis County, Missouri. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1999, Alvin J. and Ruth Siteman committed $35 million to the development of the Siteman Cancer Center at Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes-Jewish Hospital. (wikipedia.org)
  • The NCI named Siteman a Comprehensive Cancer Center in 2005, recognizing its broad-based research, outreach and education activities, and awarded the center a five-year, $21 million support grant. (wikipedia.org)