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  • donor
  • Cells can be donated from someone else - either from an adult donor or a cord blood unit stored for public use, or a patient may be able to use their own blood-forming cells. (bethematch.org)
  • So their doctor will turn to Be The Match for help finding an unrelated donor or cord blood unit on the Be The Match Registry. (bethematch.org)
  • Joining the Be The Match Registry is the first step to become a bone marrow donor. (bethematch.org)
  • A healthy donor faces the risk of an unnecessary major surgical procedure and recovery. (organdonor.gov)
  • In the journal Blood, Weill Cornell researchers and collaborators from Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center describe how they engineered a protein to amplify adult HSCs once they were extracted from the bone marrow of a donor. (redorbit.com)
  • Because of these issues of extracting donor bone marrow, there have been a number of attempts to expand HSCs that have focused on the transcription factor HOXB4, which stimulates HSCs to make copies of themselves. (redorbit.com)
  • HSCs
  • The engineered protein maintains the expanded HSCs in a stem-like state -- meaning, they will not differentiate into specialized blood cell types before they are transplanted in the recipient's bone marrow. (redorbit.com)
  • chemotherapy
  • In our outpatient infusion unit, expert nurses monitor your child closely as they receive blood products, chemotherapy and other infusions into their vein using an intravenous (IV) line. (seattlechildrens.org)
  • Patients recover their blood counts within a week to 10 days and recover from the chemotherapy effects by two weeks, Malik said. (cincinnatichildrens.org)
  • person's
  • It's based on the level of calcium in a person's blood along with the proteins hemoglobin and monoclonal immunoglobulin. (healthline.com)