Tag: stem cell therapy

Reduced-Intensity Transplant Benefits Older Patients With AML

Among older patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML), survival is significantly better when they undergo reduced-intensity condition (RIC) before receiving an allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplant...

Chronic GVHD Therapies Offer Hope for Treating Refractory Disease

Despite improvements in prevention of graft-versus-host disease, chronic GVHD still occurs in 10%-50% of patients who undergo an allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant, and these...

TBI Beats Chemoconditioning for ALL Transplants in Children

For now at least, total body irradiation (TBI) plus etoposide remains the conditioning regimen of choice for children undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant for...

Biden’s First Order of Business May Be to Undo Trump’s Policies

The party split in Congress is so slim that, even with Democrats technically in the majority, passing major health care legislation will be extremely difficult....

Cell Therapy for Anthracycline Cardiomyopathy Safe, Feasible

In yet another trial of cell therapy for heart failure, this time in cancer survivors with anthracycline-induced cardiomyopathy (AIC), administration of allogeneic bone marrow-derived mesenchymal...

Stem Cell Strategies Get Compassionate Use in COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The COVID-19 pandemic has inspired quests for treatments new and retooled....

New CAR T-Cell Therapy Finds Niche in R/R Mantle Cell Lymphoma

A single infusion of a new chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy has showed durable remissions in patients with relapsed or refractory mantle cell lymphoma...