Articles Tagged: stem cell transplant

Plasma Cell Leukemia Causes and Treatment Methods

Plasma Cell LeukemiaAlthough similar to other blood cancers, plasma cell leukemia is extremely rare. While doctors have found that stem cell transplant is the most effective form of treatment for this disease, it is also the most difficult to access. If you do not have a comprehensive medical insurance plan, you may not be able to get access to hematopoietic stem cells or even be able to afford the procedure.

Adult Leukemia Symptoms – What To Pay Attention To?

Adult LeukemiaBecause there are so many different forms of adult leukemia, symptoms can differ greatly. For some, cold sweats and bruising may accompany substantial weight loss, while others may feel constant pain, including pain in the bones. Still others experience high fevers, trouble breathing and sharp pains in the chest.

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Life Expectancy

Chronic Lymphocytic LeukemiaEven your doctor cannot determine your chronic lymphocytic leukemia life expectancy. The most realistic answer that you will get to this question is an educated guess. Using your medical history, your current blood cell counts and judging from the way that you have been responding to cancer treatment therapies

Adult Stem Cell Therapy – New Hope For Alopecia, Heart Diseases and Arthritis!

Adult Stem Cell TherapyStem cell therapy is a topic that many disagree on, but a new medical movement may help to quell the discontent. Adult stem cell therapy makes use of stem cells harvested from mature adults. Unlike embryonic stem cells, adult stem cell research is much more advanced because scientists have more access to the materials that they need. New sciences such as stem cell hair regrowth have emerged in recent years, making it likely that even more medical breakthroughs will be made.

Leukemia Stem Cell Transplant Surgery and Recovery Review

Stem Cell TransplantIn the past decade, doctors have been discussing the potential merits of the stem cell transplant procedure. Bone marrow transplants show a lot of promise in the eradication of leukemia, however, each patient takes a huge risk while going under the knife. While leukemia is a disease that usually manifests during childhood, thousands of adults have also been diagnosed with this form of cancer.

Dental Stem Cells for Tooth Regeneration and Repair

Dental Stem CellsWith all of the stem cell research that has been done in the past several years, most people are probably unaware of the dental stem cells research that has been done. With some of this research, we will be able to stop tooth decay and maybe even some day regenerate or repair teeth.

It seems that the only stem cell research that we hear on the news is the very controversial embryotic stem cell research. There is much more research being done.