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Amyloidosis patients benefits from a second round of treatment

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Stem Cell Research Blog
By Staff Writers
July 6, 2007

Boston University Medical Center (BUMC), Stem Cell Transplant Program reports that multiple rounds of high-dose chemotherapy and blood stem cell transplantation can help patients who haven’t responded to earlier treatment.

Five of 17 amyloidosis patients who received a second round of treatment had a complete remission from their initial treatment.