Autologous stem cell transplantation
Autologous stem cell transplantation is a procedure in which
blood-forming stem cells(cells from which all blood cellsdevelop) are removed, stored, and later given back to the same person.
* [http://www.cancer.gov/Templates/db_alpha.aspx?CdrID=270733 Autologous stem cell transplantation] entry in the public domain NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
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