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What is bone marrow transplantation?2018-03-19T18:22:20+02:00

What is bone marrow transplantation?

These patients in therapeutic failure have a chance to “make a fresh start”.

When no available drug can treat patients with cancer or serious blood diseases, transplant physicians replace their deficient blood cell “factory” with that of a compatible donor.

A long and complex procedure that requires the prior destruction of the patient’s immune system. Thanks to this new source of cells, patients in therapeutic failure have a chance to “make a fresh start”… but today many of them to face post-transplant complications that can drastically affect their quality of life.

How the transplant saves patients …

How  the transplant saves patients but is still the subject of major complications

Pr Gérard Socié, Head of the Hematology Department at Saint-Louis Hospital.