Umbilical blood transplant benefits children with myelomonocytic leukemia

10/9/2013 | Family Practice News

Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia patients who were diagnosed before 1.4 years of age and had greater human leukocyte antigens compatibility showed substantially better survival rates following unrelated donor umbilical cord blood transplantation, according to a retrospective analysis. The five-year disease-free survival rate of patients who underwent the procedure was 44%, researchers from the University of Pavia wrote in the journal Blood.

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