Now the researchers have found that the myxoma virus, found in rabbits, can do double duty, quelling the unwanted side effects of a bone marrow transplant
and destroying cancer cells, said the study published in the journal Blood.
The experts stressed on the need for setting up quality bone marrow transplant
centres, better control of infections and increasing funding for bone marrow transplant
A(r) Parvez Ahmed from Quaide Azam International Hospital, Islamabad, Brigadier Syed Kamran Mehmood from Armed Forces Bone Marrow Transplant
The doctors sourced matching bone marrow cells from unrelated donors from across the world and carried out the transplants at Bone Marrow Transplant
Unit at the Mazumdar Shaw Cancer Centre, Narayana Health City.
He pointed out that so far over fifteen hundred Bone Marrow Transplants
have been performed in Pakistan which includes 609 at NIBD and the main problem was shortage of donors besides financial constraints as well as human resources.
Bone Marrow Transplant
Market: Drivers and Restraints
Today a Bone Marrow Transplant
procedure in India costs between Rs.
A bone marrow transplant
is not a surgical procedure, and the standards for bone marrow transplants
(the JACIE standards) are currently advisory rather than mandatory.
Dixit is now the first patient in the national Capital to be cured of cancer with a half- matched bone marrow transplant
Nearly 60 patients come only from Azerbaijan in one year for bone marrow transplant
Muscat A bone marrow transplant
in the south Indian city of Bengaluru has given a new ray of hope to an Omani girl who is suffering from leukaemia.
The patient who contracted the bacteria, which cannot be passed from person to person, is being treated with antibiotics and remains on the bone marrow transplant