The great debate: haploidentical or cord blood transplant

@article{Ballen2011TheGD,
  title={The great debate: haploidentical or cord blood transplant},
  author={Karen Kuhn Ballen and Thomas R. Spitzer},
  journal={Bone Marrow Transplantation},
  year={2011},
  volume={46},
  pages={323-329}
}
One of the truly revolutionary advances in hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) is the increasingly successful use of alternative donors, thereby allowing the delivery of a potentially curative transplant to ∼75% of patients who do not have an HLA-matched sibling donor. A substantial proportion of the need has been met by HLA-matched volunteer unrelated donors, but an unmet need still exists, particularly among minority populations and for people who need a more immediate source of… CONTINUE READING

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