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  • Immunodeficiency
  • Candidates for HSCTs include pediatric cases where the patient has an inborn defect such as severe combined immunodeficiency or congenital neutropenia with defective stem cells, and also children or adults with aplastic anemia who have lost their stem cells after birth. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since more than one type of immune cell is affected, this disease is classified as a severe combined immunodeficiency disease (SCID). (wikipedia.org)
  • transplants
  • Other conditions treated with stem cell transplants include sickle-cell disease , myelodysplastic syndrome , neuroblastoma , lymphoma , Ewing's sarcoma , desmoplastic small round cell tumor , chronic granulomatous disease , Hodgkin's disease and Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome . (wikipedia.org)
  • What are stem cell transplants used to treat? (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Stem cell transplants are approved to treat various cancers. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • As much controversy as there is for stem cell transplants, they have helped save many lives. (healtharticles101.com)
  • The text read: "Dr. Gero Hütter: In recognition of your historic achievement of being the first doctor to functionally cure AIDS/HIV through an innovative procedure that entails a remarkable example of the use of stem cell transplants. (wikipedia.org)
  • insulin
  • Diabetes mellitus type 1 results when the pancreas no longer produces significant amounts of the hormone insulin, usually owing to the autoimmune destruction of the insulin-producing beta cells of the pancreas. (wikipedia.org)