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Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant News

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Winter 2014

Date: December 08, 2014

The lack of a matched donor is no longer a major limitation to bone marrow transplantation (BMT) in children, as seen with two methods highlighted in this issue of Pediatric BMT Update: umbilical cord blood stem cells and haploidentical transplantation.

  • A Donor for Every Child
  • Don’t Wait for Perfect Match: Cord Blood is Proven, Ready Now
  • Case Study: Expanding Cord Blood Stem Cells for Early Protection
  • Cord Blood Transplantation at a Glance
  • Adding “Safety Switch” to Donor T-Cells: A Better Way to Prevent GVHD?
  • Definition: Haploidentical (Half-Matched) Transplantation
  • Transplant Trials for Pediatric Patients

Spring 2014

Date: April 18, 2014

A third of all pediatric bone marrow transplants (BMT) are now for non-malignant disorders. In this issue of Pediatric BMT Update, we explain why so many children with rare primary immunodeficiency diseases, marrow failure syndromes, or other blood disorders now benefit from hematopoietic cell transplantation.

  • Welcome from Scott Baker, Program Director
  • More Children with Rare Blood Disorders are Now Receiving Stem Cell Transplants
  • SCCA’s Non-Malignant Transplant Program Offers Ample Support for Families and Referring Physicians
  • From a Library Card to the Latest Cure

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