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BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT

HELLO, MY MOTHER WAS REFERED TO THE CLEVELAND CLINIC TO SEE A DR. BOLWELL ABOUT BEING IN THE RESEARCH PROGRAM,WHERE THEY TAKE SOME OF YOUR MARROW AND STORE IT,THEN GIVE A HIGH DOSE OF CHEMO. ,THEN HAVE HER MARROW PUT BACK INTO HER. i AM TRYING TO FIND INFO ON IT,BUT i DO NOT KNOW WHAT IT IS CALLED . ALSO i AM TRYING TO FIND OUT THE DIFFERENCE IN THAT KIND OF TREATMENT VERSES THE 6 MONTH OF REGULAR CHEMO.  THANKYOU FOR YOUR TIME. DENISE
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Dear sunshyne:  The treatment you are referring to is called autologous (meaning from oneself) bone marrow transplant.  This treatment is exactly how you describe it.  Some of your mother
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