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  • 2018
  • More than 170,000 people in the US are expected to be diagnosed in 2018 with a blood cancer (leukemia, lymphoma, or myeloma) according to the American Cancer Society. (news-medical.net)
  • radiation
  • To optimize the delivery of full-dose chemotherapy and radiation and to reduce the associated risks of low levels of blood cells, stem cells may be delivered to the patient following the chemotherapy and radiation. (cancerconnect.com)
  • therapeutic
  • Moreover, due to its plasticity and tropism to accumulate in different lesions, stem cells can be used as a tool to carry therapeutic gene for repair or regeneration of affected tissues. (omicsonline.org)
  • Rats
  • Intravenous administered HuUCBMCs reached the cerebellum and brain stem of 3-AP ataxic rats. (hindawi.com)
  • In addition, HuUCBMCs upregulated the expression of proteins that are critical for cell survival, such as phospho-Akt and Bcl-2, in the cerebellum and brain stem of 3-AP ataxic rats. (hindawi.com)
  • In addition, more of BrdU-positive cells expressed neural stem/progenitor cell nestin and oligo-lineage cell such as NG2, CNPase, MBP and glial fibrillary acidic protein typical of astrocytes in the MSC-transplanted rats. (hindawi.com)
  • differentiate
  • These cells are defined by their ability to self-renew as well as to differentiate into committed progenitors of the different myeloid and lymphoid compartments generating all of the blood cell lineages (1). (scielo.br)