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Expanded umbilical cord blood shortens perilous wait for transplant recovery
A team led by MD Anderson researchers finds that growing cord blood stem cells on a bed of supportive cells in the lab results in faster establishment of a new blood supply in patients who receive blood stem cell transplants, reducing the time when patients lack white blood cells, platelets.
Title: Expanded umbilical cord blood shortens perilous wait for transplant recovery
Summary: A team led by MD Anderson researchers finds that growing cord blood stem cells on a bed of supportive cells in the lab results in faster establishment of a new blood supply in patients who receive blood stem cell transplants, reducing the time when patients lack white blood cells, platelets.
Keywords: Cord, blood, stem cells, umbilical, transplant, blood stem cell transplant, platelet, white blood cells, research, Elizabeth shpall, ian mcniece, stem cell transplant, transplant, WWWexclude, Penguin
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