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Cord Blood Treatment Receives FDA Approval
2011-11-11 09:59:21

US drug regulators for the first time have approved a therapy using cells of human blood from the placenta and the umbilical cord to treat cancer or blood-forming disorders.

2011-11-02 08:42:28

Older patients with advanced hematologic malignancies, such as leukemia and lymphoma, who received a conditioning regimen that included minimal-intensity radiation therapy prior to allogeneic (genetically different) hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT; receipt of bone marrow or stem cells transplant) had survival and progression-free survival outcomes suggesting that this treatment approach may be a viable option for older patients with these malignancies.

2011-11-01 21:26:56

Age alone no longer should be considered a defining factor when determining whether an older patient with blood cancer is a candidate for stem cell transplantation.

2011-10-31 22:47:51

Graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) is a serious risk in many kinds of cell transplants, including for stem cell transplants carried out when stem cells are partially depleted of conventional T cells, which play an important role in the immune system.

2011-08-17 08:52:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hadasit Bio-Holdings, Ltd.

2011-08-12 06:00:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Soligenix, Inc. (OTCBB: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a late-stage biopharmaceutical company, announced today its financial results for the second quarter of 2011.

2011-08-09 07:18:37

New research finds that growing blood stem cells in the laboratory for about a week may help to overcome one of the most difficult roadblocks to successful transplantation, immune rejection.


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