Older leukemia patients receive stem cell treatments

Leukemia patients older than 60 are increasingly receiving stem cell treatments in response to research supporting the procedure's safety in older patients with blood cancer, according to an expert at the University of Kansas Cancer Center's blood and marrow transplant program. The program estimates it will perform 300 transplants this year, up from 50 procedures in 2006.

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