Autotransplant activity 1989-1994

R. P. Gale, P. A. Rowlings, J. O. Armitage

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Auto transplants are increasingly used to treat cancer. In 1989 the National Institutes of Health of the United States began support of the Autologous Blood & Marrow Transplant Registry (ABMTR) to study outcomes of autotransplants. The ABMTR is a voluntary scientific organization of more than 130 auto transplant centers in the US, Canada, South America, Russia, Cuba and Austria. Distribution of centers and registered cases is indicated in Table 1. Table 1 Geographic distribution of registering teams and registered patients Geographic Area Registering Teams Registered Patients United States 117 13531 (88%) Canada 18 1312 (9%) South America 4 322 (2%) Other 3 109 (1%) TOTAL 142 15274.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAutologous Stem Cell Transplantation
Subtitle of host publicationBiological and Clinical Results in Malignancies
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9781000102826
StatePublished - Jan 1 2020

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)


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