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When It's Really Bad: Bone Marrow Transplant for Crohn's Disease?

Oct 26, 2015 1:00:00 PM / by Maria posted in Bone Marrow, bone marrow transplantation, chemotherapy, graft versus host disease, research


Some patients with Crohn's disease don't respond to treatment, and life is extremely impaired. Do drastic times call for drastic measures?

Millions of people worldwide have Crohn's disease, a gastrointestinal disorder that causes diarrhea, cramps, and fatigue, among other symptoms throughout the body. The exact cause of Crohn's disease remains a mystery, but scientists believe that patients are genetically predisposed to Crohn's disease, and in particular, a patient's immune system is in play.

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Clinical Trial Results for Cord Blood Transplantation in Cancer Patients

Jan 19, 2015 1:00:02 PM / by Daisy posted in blood cancer, bone marrow transplantation, clinical trial, cord blood transplantation, hematological cancer, hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, research, stem cell transplantation


The effect on outcome and survival of cancer patients undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation with two units of cord blood versus one.

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