New study looks at blood stem cell transplant for sickle cell patients

07/15/2008 | Belleville News-Democrat (Ill.)

Researchers are starting a national study to find out if children suffering from sickle cell disease can benefit from transplanted blood stem cells from unrelated donors. The trial will include 45 patients ages 3 to 16, who will receive stem cell transplants from either bone marrow or umbilical cord blood.

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