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Study Shows Unrelated Marrow Transplantation Offers Hope Of Cure For People Diagnosed With Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

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April 7, 1998
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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
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A new study demonstrates that marrow transplantation using HLA-matched unrelated donors can be safe and effective therapy for patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) in chronic phase. Seattle researchers also believe that transplantation should not be limited to younger people, under the age of 40 years.

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Study Finds Survival Rates are Comparable to HLA-Matched Sibling Donors When Treated Under Outlined Optimal Conditions


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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. (1998, April 7). Study Shows Unrelated Marrow Transplantation Offers Hope Of Cure For People Diagnosed With Chronic Myeloid Leukemia. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 17, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/04/980407074434.htm
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. "Study Shows Unrelated Marrow Transplantation Offers Hope Of Cure For People Diagnosed With Chronic Myeloid Leukemia." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/04/980407074434.htm (accessed April 17, 2014).

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