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Understanding Cancer Series: Blood Stem Cell Transplants
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    Posted: 09/01/2006    Reviewed: 09/01/2006
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Blood Stem Cell Transplants

      Slide Number and Title
  1. Stem Cells
  2. Blood Stem Cells
  3. From Bone Marrow to the Bloodstream
  4. Blood Stem Cell Transplants: When?
  5. Stem Cells from Self to the Rescue
  6. Stem Cells from Donor to the Rescue
  7. Not Just Any Blood Stem Cells Will Do
  8. Host vs. Graft/Graft vs. Host
  9. Tissue Typing Matches Donors to Patients
  10. Many Names for the "Self" Antigens
  11. Haplotypes: Passing on Genes for "Self" Antigens
  12. 6 Major Genes: 10,000 Antigens
  13. Three Most Important Antigens
  14. A "Clinical Match"
  15. Some Haplotypes Occur More Often
  1. Sometimes a 3-Antigen Match Is Necessary
  2. A Delicate Balance: Graft vs. Tumor/Graft vs. Host
  3. Success in Matching Varies With Population
  4. Preparing Patients for Myeloablative Allogeneic Transplants
  5. Preparing Patients for Reduced-Intensity Allogeneic Transplants
  6. Preparing Donors for Allogeneic Transplants
  7. Apheresis: Harvesting Stem Cells From Peripheral Blood
  8. Preparing Patients for Autologous/Syngeneic Transplants
  9. Cord Blood as a Source of Stem Cells
  10. Placental and Cord-Blood Stem Cell Transplants
  11. Using More Than One Cord-Blood Donor
  12. Placental and Cord-Blood Transplants: Pros and Cons
  13. New Development: Stockpiling
  14. When a Blood Stem Cell Transplant Works
  15. National Marrow Donor Program Helps Many

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