Latest Marrow Transplantation Stories

2014-02-26 08:29:53

SAN BRUNO, Calif., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cord Blood Registry® (CBR®) announces that the company's abstract submission titled Prevalence of Diseases and Conditions Amenable to Stem Cell Transplant or Infusion Among Families Storing Newborn Stem Cells at a Large Private Cord Blood Bank has been accepted for poster presentation at the combined annual meetings of the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR) and the American Society of Blood and...

2014-02-24 12:26:25

GRAPEVINE, Texas, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just 10 years ago, older patients were typically considered ineligible to receive a blood or bone marrow transplantation (BMT) to treat their blood cancer, but today, patients age 65 and older not only qualify for BMT therapy but are the fastest growing group of recipients. This was reported at the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (ASBMT) annual meeting as it celebrates its 20(th) anniversary and reflects...

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