stem cell transplantation

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(stem sell tranz-plan-TAY-shun)

This is a method of replacing blood-forming cells that were destroyed by cancer treatment. The new cells are injected into a person's bloodstream after treatment. Over time, the stem cells turn into the different kinds of blood cells the body needs.

Read about blood cell counts.

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Audio contributed by: Lisa Vidal


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