Blood and marrow transplantation for sickle cell disease: overcoming barriers to success.

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PURPOSE OF REVIEW Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a common health problem in the United States; yet, the only curative therapy, a bone marrow transplant (BMT), is seldom applied. The objective of this report is to review the most recent clinical trials involving blood and BMT for SCD and to discuss novel approaches to overcome the many barriers to successful… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/CCO.0b013e328324ba04

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