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Title Blood and marrow transplantation long term management : survivorship after transplant / edited by Bipin N Savani, André Tichelli
Edition Second edition
Published Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2021
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Summary "Hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) provides curative therapy for a variety of diseases. Over the past several decades, significant advances have been made in the field of HCT and now HCT has become an integral part of treatment modality for a variety of hematologic malignancies and some nonmalignant diseases. HCT remains an important treatment option for a wide variety of hematologic and nonhematologic disorders, despite recent advances in the field of immunologic therapies. Factors driving this growth include expanded disease indications, greater donor options (expanding unrelated donor registries and haploidentical HCT), and accommodation of older and less fit recipients. The development of less toxic pretransplant conditioning regimens, more effective prophylaxis of graft-versus-host disease (GVHD), improved infection control, and other advances in transplant technology have resulted in a rapidly growing number of transplant recipients surviving long-term free of the disease for which they were transplanted. The changes over decades in the transplant recipient population and in the practice of HCT will have almost inevitably altered the composition of the long-term survivor population over time. Apart from an increasingly older transplant recipient cohort, the pattern of transplant indications has shifted from the 1990s when chronic myeloid leukemia made up a significant proportion of allo-HCT indications. Changes in cell source, donor types, conditioning regimens, GVHD prophylaxis, and supportive care have all occurred, with ongoing reductions in both relapse and non-relapse mortality (NRM) have been demonstrated"-- Provided by publisher
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Subject Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation -- adverse effects.
Disease-Free Survival.
Long Term Adverse Effects -- prevention & control.
Survivors.
Form Electronic book
Author Savani, Bipin N., editor.
Tichelli, André, editor.
LC no. 2020053133
ISBN 111961273X
1119612748
9781119612735
9781119612742