Bone marrow transplants are an effective treatment for many life-threatening diseases. Considerations for use include potential for cure, availability of a suitable donor, feasibility of using autologous stem cells, and risks of transplant-related mortality. Not addressed in this article, but also important, is consideration of the relative efficacy of conventional therapy in specific settings. The IBMTR and ABMTR offer a unique resource for examining the role of allogeneic and autologous transplants in cancer treatment.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||12|
|State||Published - 1994|
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