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16 June 2010 5:57 AM | Tagged: cord blood transplants
CHICAGO (Reuters) Adult patients with leukemia fare just as well when they get stem cell transplants taken from a cord blood bank as they do from a well-suited adult donor, U.S researchers said on Tuesday.They said umbilical cord transplants are a viable option for adults with leukemia who urgently need a bone marrow transplant to replace cells destroyed by chemotherapy or radiation treatments,