Study compares effects of bone marrow and blood stem cell transplants

02/1/2010 | Reuters

German researchers have found that leukemia patients who had blood stem cell transplants had similar survival rates with bone marrow transplant recipients 10 years after the procedures. For acute leukemia patients, however, those who had bone marrow transplants had higher survival probabilities compared with those who underwent blood stem cell transplants, the study showed. "Different patient groups might still benefit from transplantation with bone marrow," the researchers said.

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