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Jeannine
06-10-2009, 04:43 PM
Stem Cell Transplantation Associated With Survival Benefit For Patients With Leukemia

ScienceDaily (June 9, 2009) ? An analysis of previous studies indicates that allogeneic stem cell transplantation (SCT) (stem cells from a compatible donor) is associated with significant overall and relapse-free survival benefit among adult patients with intermediate- and poor-risk but not good-risk acute myeloid leukemia in first complete remission, compared with nonallogeneic SCT therapies, according to a new article.

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