Autologous Stem Cell Transplant


Treatment with Early Stem Cell Transplant Improves Outcomes in Aggressive NHL (November 12, 2013)

Early autologous stem cell transplantation resulted in improved progression-free survival in patients with high-intermediate risk or high-risk disease who experienced a response to induction therapy, according... Continue Reading

Complementary Therapy for Children Undergoing Stem Cell Transplant (July 19, 2010)

Complementary therapies such as massage and humor therapy may not help children cope with the potential emotional distress associated with stem cell transplantation, according to findings recently reported... Continue Reading

Kepivance Reduces Toxicity of High-dose Therapy for Multiple Myeloma (March 24, 2010)

Among patients undergoing high-dose therapy and autologous stem cell transplantation for multiple myeloma, a three-day short course of Kepivance® (palifermin) reduces the toxicity of treatment. These... Continue Reading

Stem Cell Transplant Procedures Vary Throughout the World (May 9, 2008)

Stem Cell Transplant Procedures Vary Throughout the World Stem cell transplant practices vary substantially among physicians treating adults and children with hematologic malignancies (cancers of the blood... Continue Reading

MCP Chemotherapy Regimen May Reduce Amount of Stem Cells Collected in Follicular Lymphoma (February 1, 2007)

MCP Chemotherapy Regimen May Reduce Amount of Stem Cells Collected in Follicular Lymphoma According to results recently published in Annals of Oncology, the chemotherapy regimen consisting of melphalan,... Continue Reading

At-home Stem Cell Transplantation Reduces Cost and Hospital Time (October 26, 2006)

At-home Stem Cell Transplantation Reduces Cost and Hospital Time According to an article recently published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, at-home treatment for an autologous stem cell transplant... Continue Reading

Presence of Cancer Cells in Circulating Blood Predicts Worse Outcomes After High-dose Therapy in Breast Cancer (August 1, 2006)

Presence of Cancer Cells in Circulating Blood Predicts Worse Outcomes After High-dose Therapy in Breast Cancer According to an article recently published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, the presence... Continue Reading

Certain Variables Predict Risk of Secondary Leukemia After Stem Cell Transplant (July 31, 2006)

Certain Variables Predict Risk of Secondary Leukemia After Stem Cell Transplant According to an article recently published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, patients diagnosed with lymphoma who were... Continue Reading

Outcomes for Progressive Ewing’s Sarcoma Treated with High-dose Therapy (July 27, 2006)

Outcomes for Progressive Ewing’s Sarcoma Treated with High-dose Therapy According to results recently published in the Annals of Oncology, treatment of progressive or recurrent Ewing’s sarcoma... Continue Reading

Follow-Up Confirms Lack of Benefit from High-Dose Chemotherapy for Early Breast Cancer (May 26, 2006)

According to an article recently published in the journal Cancer, follow-up data has indicated that high-dose chemotherapy with autolgous stem cell transplantation does not appear to provide benefit when... Continue Reading

Elderly Patients with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Tolerate Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation (May 1, 2006)

Elderly Patients with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Tolerate Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation According to an article recently published in Bone Marrow Transplantation, elderly patients with non-Hodgkin’s... Continue Reading

Survivors of Stem Cell Transplants Not More Likely to Experience Miscarriages or Stillbirths Following Treatment (April 24, 2006)

Survivors of Stem Cell Transplants Not More Likely to Experience Miscarriages or Stillbirths Following Treatment According to an article recently published in Bone Marrow Transplantation, although long-term... Continue Reading

Circulating Cancer Cells Indicate Worse Outcomes Following Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation in Multiple Myeloma (April 20, 2006)

Circulating Cancer Cells Indicate Worse Outcomes Following Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation in Multiple Myeloma According to an article recently published in the journal Blood, the presence of cancer... Continue Reading

Kepivance™ Reduces Frequency and Severity of Patient-Reported Mouth and Throat Soreness (April 13, 2006)

Kepivance™ Reduces Frequency and Severity of Patient-Reported Mouth and Throat Soreness Among patients undergoing stem-cell transplantation for leukemia, lymphoma, or multiple myeloma, treatment with... Continue Reading

Combination Autologous/Allogeneic Transplant More Effective than Double Autologous Transplants in Multiple Myeloma (January 3, 2006)

Combination Autologous/Allogeneic Transplant More Effective than Double Autologous Transplants in Multiple Myeloma According to results recently presented at the 47th annual meeting of the American Society... Continue Reading

High-Dose Therapy with Stem Cell Transplant May Improve Survival More than Dose-Dense Therapy in Stage III Breast Cancer (December 5, 2005)

High-Dose Therapy with Stem Cell Transplant May Improve Survival More than Dose-Dense Therapy in Stage III Breast Cancer According to a recent article published in the Lancet, high-dose chemotherapy and... Continue Reading

Risk of Second Cancers After Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Is Similar Across Treatment Groups (November 2, 2005)

Risk of Second Cancers After Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Is Similar Across Treatment Groups Compared to treatment with conventional therapy alone, treatment of Hodgkin’s lymphoma with conventional therapy... Continue Reading

Study Explores Feasibility of High-Dose Chemotherapy and Stem Cell Transplant for Small Cell Lung Cancer (October 26, 2005)

Study Explores Feasibility of High-Dose Chemotherapy and Stem Cell Transplant for Small Cell Lung Cancer According to a study published in the journal Chest, treatment of small cell lung cancer with high-dose... Continue Reading

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