Comparable long-term survival after unrelated and HLA-matched sibling donor hematopoietic stem cell transplantations for acute leukemia in children younger than 18 months.

@article{Eapen2006ComparableLS,
  title={Comparable long-term survival after unrelated and HLA-matched sibling donor hematopoietic stem cell transplantations for acute leukemia in children younger than 18 months.},
  author={Mary Eapen and Pablo Rubinstein and Mei-Jie Zhang and Bruce M. Camitta and Cladd E. Stevens and Mitchell S Cairo and Stella M. Davies and John J Doyle and Joanne Kurtzberg and Michael A Pulsipher and Juan J. Ortega and Andromachi Scaradavou and Mary M. Horowitz and John E Wagner},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2006},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={145-51}
}
PURPOSE To describe outcomes after unrelated donor stem cell transplantation (HCT) in children (< 18 months at diagnosis) with acute leukemia and compare these with outcomes after human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-matched sibling donor HCT. PATIENTS AND METHODS We compared the results of unrelated donor HCT with bone marrow (n = 85) or cord blood grafts (n… CONTINUE READING