Allogeneic stem cell transplantation

Allogeneic stem cell transplantation is a procedure in which a person receives blood-forming stem cells (cells from which all blood cells develop) from a genetically similar, but not identical, donor. This is often a sister or brother, but could be an unrelated donor.

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* [http://www.cancer.gov/Templates/db_alpha.aspx?CdrID=270732 Allogeneic stem cell transplantation] entry in the public domain NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


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