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Tag Archives: Stem Cell Transplantation

Conditioning Regimen for Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplation (HSCT)


There are two categories of HSCT, autologous HSCT (ASCT) and allogeneic HSCT (allo-SCT). For patients being considered for ASCT, the most common reason for choosing a particular conditioning regimen is the disease for which transplantation is being considered. For patients being considered for allo-SCT, the initial choice of a conditioning regimen is based on the […]

Novel Approaches to the Treatment of Acute Myeloid Leukemia


Yesterday and today I read an literature by Gail J. Roboz in the Education Program Book by American Society of Hematology (ASH), which is named “Hematology” and published annually by the ASH in one volume per year. The name is “Novel Approaches to the Treatment of Acute Myeloid Leukemia”. In this article the author discussed several aspects […]

Top docs provide free online advice for rare leukemia


July 11, 2012 — Seven hematologists from leading cancer centers have volunteered to provide free medical advice to patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs), a rare form of leukemia, and to their healthcare providers. The physicians have signed on with the online MPNforum Magazine, which is published monthly by an MPN patient collective. They offer help […]