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  • procedure
  • In this procedure, blood is removed from the patient through an intravenous catheter or through a large vein in the arm and is run through a machine that collects stem cells which returns the rest of the blood to the patient. (angelfire.com)
  • Though the transplant is Tommy's only possibility for a reprieve, the 30-minute procedure was somewhat anticlimactic. (latimes.com)
  • When doctors are considering stem cell transplant as a treatment option, they do an assessment to find out if the person with cancer (recipient) is a suitable candidate for the procedure. (cancer.ca)
  • This is because the allogeneic transplant is a more intensive procedure, and it uses stem cells from a donor instead of your own stem cells. (cancer.ca)
  • Have a dental checkup before your transplant procedure. (nih.gov)
  • Your mouth should be as healthy as possible before your transplant procedure. (nih.gov)
  • You can do a lot to keep your mouth healthy after your transplant procedure. (nih.gov)
  • leukemia
  • A stem cell transplant may be used to treat some cancers such as leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma and neuroblastoma. (cancer.ca)
  • Stem cell transplants have become important weapons in the fight against certain blood cancers, such as multiple myeloma , non- Hodgkin's lymphoma , Hodgkin lymphoma, and leukemia . (webmd.com)
  • A 42-year-old HIV patient with leukemia appears to have no detectable HIV in his blood and no symptoms after a stem cell transplant from a donor carrying a gene mutation that confers natural resistance to the virus that causes AIDS. (slashdot.org)
  • A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine confirms that stem cells derived from the umbilical cords of newborn babies are a viable and effective transplant source for thousands of leukemia patients who have no other treatment option. (innovations-report.com)
  • They conducted an analysis and comparison of treatment results in more than 500 adult leukemia patients undergoing transplant. (innovations-report.com)
  • lymphoma
  • All surviving patients had a complete or partial resolution of the condition they were transplanted for, e.g. lymphoma was cured, gastrointestinal disease resolved or lung disease ameliorated. (aaaai.org)
  • In contrast, CVID patients transplanted for lymphoma had a better survival rate (83%, 5/6 patients) and all surviving patients were cured from the lymphoma. (aaaai.org)
  • GVHD
  • For unknown reasons, in CVID patients the frequency and severity of GVHD was higher than expected, based on other studies transplanting non-CVID patients. (aaaai.org)
  • Patients
  • Fourteen centers from Europe, the US, and Japan contributed 25 patients, all of which were transplanted in the last two decades. (aaaai.org)
  • Some patients can donate their own stem cells. (webmd.com)
  • After leaving the hospital, transplant patients may face months of daily or weekly exams. (webmd.com)
  • In 2009, a different team of researchers led by scientists from the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil and Northwestern University reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association that they were able to successfully reverse type 1 diabetes by injecting 8 patients with some of their own stem cells. (ibtimes.com)
  • For both HCV disease, and for transplant patients the question of liver regeneration becomes an important one. (medhelp.org)
  • Dr. Laughlin s study gives renewed hope to adult patients without a sibling stem cell donor. (innovations-report.com)
  • Once a graft source (the source of the cells) is identified, patients have another appointment at the clinic, where they talk with an RN nurse coordinator, the doctor, a social worker, a pharmacist and a psychologist. (uvahealth.com)
  • cope
  • Parents can prepare children for and help them cope with a stem cell transplant by explaining what will happen in a way that the child will understand. (cancer.ca)