Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation

Qualitative Analysis of Myeloma Patients' Experience Following Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant

Qualitative Analysis of Myeloma Patients' Experience Following Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant

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In this study, researchers investigated the effects of exercise on physical and psychological recovery after autoHSCT for multiple myeloma.

Low Level Laser Therapy May Prevent Oral Mucositis During HSCT Conditioning

Low Level Laser Therapy May Prevent Oral Mucositis During HSCT Conditioning

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Researchers assessed the effectiveness of low level laser therapy in preventing or minimizing oral mucositis in patients with hematologic cancers preparing to undergo HSCT. Results were presented at the 2018 ONS Annual Congress.

Taste Changes After Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Affect QOL in Blood Cancers

Taste Changes After Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Affect QOL in Blood Cancers

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Slight changes in taste perceptions are noted in patients undergoing HSCT for hematologic cancers. In this study, researchers sought to determine how these changes affect quality of life and nutritional intake.

Defibrotide an Effective Option for SOS/VOD in Patients Undergoing HSCT

Defibrotide an Effective Option for SOS/VOD in Patients Undergoing HSCT

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Sinusoidal obstruction syndrome (or hepatic veno-occlusive disease), a complication observed in patients who undergo HSCT, is managed with defibrotide. In this study, investigators assessed its efficacy and patient response to therapy.

Stem Cell Transplant Patients Benefit From Inpatient Palliative Care

Stem Cell Transplant Patients Benefit From Inpatient Palliative Care

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Palliative care added to transplant care improved relief from depression and PTSD symptoms following hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

Blood-Forming Stem Cell Transplants (Fact Sheet)

Blood-Forming Stem Cell Transplants (Fact Sheet)

This fact sheet reviews bone marrow transplantation (BMT) and peripheral blood stem cell transplantation (PBSCT) as they relate to the cancer treatment.

Inpatient Palliative Care Improves QoL for Patients Hospitalized for HCT

Inpatient Palliative Care Improves QoL for Patients Hospitalized for HCT

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Palliative care improved quality of life, depression, anxiety, and symptom burden in patients with hematologic malignancies hospitalized for hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HCT).

Double Autologous HCT Improves Outcomes in High-risk Pediatric Neuroblastoma

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Adding a second autologous hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) to standard therapy improves outcomes for pediatric patients with high-risk neuroblastoma.

Dose of Transplanted Blood-Forming Bone Marrow Cells Affects How Transplanted Cells Act

Dose of Transplanted Blood-Forming Bone Marrow Cells Affects How Transplanted Cells Act

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Bone marrow transplantation can be improved by optimizing the dose of transplanted hematopoietic stem cells, according to recent results from a mouse model.

Frailty Is a Concerning Factor Among Young Bone Marrow Transplant Survivors

Frailty Is a Concerning Factor Among Young Bone Marrow Transplant Survivors

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Incidence of frailty among young survivors of bone marrow transplant is similar to that of the elderly population, and increases the risk of death compared with nonfrail survivors.

HCT-related Concerns at Discharge Associated With Depression

HCT-related Concerns at Discharge Associated With Depression

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Hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT)-related concerns at the time of hospital discharge predict increases in depression but not in anxiety.

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