Thalassemia patient cured with cord-blood stem cell transplant

06/25/2009 | Hindu (India), The

Doctors in India were able to cure an 8-year-old thalassemia patient by transplanting perfectly matched cord blood and bone marrow stem cells from her 1-year-old brother. While bone marrow stem cell transplantation has been considered the gold standard treatment for the disease for more than 30 years, doctors slowly are considering cord-blood stem cell transplantation as a viable option.

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