Monthly Archives: September 2014

Stem cell transplant for multiple myeloma

Multiple myeloma is broadly considered an incurable cancer of plasma cell which one of the  component of blood. However, the rapid pace of research in stem cell transplant for multiple myeloma is changing the landscape of its treatment and emerged as only  potential curative option. Study of both autologous stem […]

Bone marrow transplant for thalassemia

Dose allogeneic bone marrow transplant  for thalassemia ( stem cell transplantation) cure thalassemia ?   The first curative allogeneic bone marrow transplant or stem cell transplantation for thalassemia  was performed in 1982. Since then, thousands of successful transplantation have been reported. Success  rates for cure have  reported as high as […]

Bone marrow transplant for aplastic anemia

What is the role of bone marrow transplant or stem cell transplant for aplastic anemia and what are the success rates? Aplastic anemia is a potentially serious bone marrow failure disorder that is characterized by low  cell count  in blood and bone marrow. Hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation or bone marrow transplant […]

Bone Marrow Transplant for Leukemia.

Bone marrow transplant for Leukemia during first remission remains controversial. In adult Leukemia, long-term disease-free survival rates range from 35 to 40 percent with chemotherapy alone and from 45 to 75 percent with allogeneic transplantation. However, interpretation of these results is difficult because of the lack of true randomization. Even […]

Cost of bone marrow transplant, India, Singapore, USA

Bone marrow transplant also called as stem cell transplant is  the latest development in medical science . Though it promises cure  to some  of the serious medical conditions like Leukaemia ,Lymphoma, Multiple myeloma, Sickle cell anaemia, Aplastic anemia,Thalassemia, Congenital neutropenia, Severe immunodeficiency syndromes, It remains as one of the most expensive […]