Autologous stem cell transplantation

Autologous stem cell transplantation is a procedure in which blood-forming stem cells (cells from which all blood cells develop) are removed, stored, and later given back to the same person.

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* [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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