is the most commonly recommended form of therapy.
The number of lesions dropped to zero in 8 patients in the month following transplant conditioning therapy
, and only 1 patient had a detectable lesion in each of the first 3 posttransplant months.
Everyone, especially health-care workers, should wash hands before entering and after leaving rooms of HSCT recipients and candidates undergoing conditioning therapy
(chemotherapy and radiation) (17,19) or before and after any direct contact with patients, regardless of whether hands were soiled [AI].
The past three weeks were particularly risky for Getty, 38, because the chemotherapy and radiation he received as conditioning therapy
before the transplant further suppressed his immune system.
Siemionow and her Cleveland Clinic colleagues concluded that PACE[TM] treatment correlated with new blood vessel formation as confirmed by heightened CD31 expression on the vessel endothelium, and that these results may justify the use of PACE[TM] as a conditioning therapy
when enhancement of tissue neovascularization is required after surgical trauma.
These factors included transplant recipients' exposure to pre-transplant chemotherapy and radiation, conditioning therapy
for HCT, their type of HCT transplant, and whether they developed and were treated for GVHD post transplant.
OM affects approximately 40% of cancer patients who receive chemotherapy, more than 70% of those undergoing conditioning therapy
for bone marrow transplantation, and patients receiving radiation therapy for head and neck cancer.
Fate Therapeutics announced yesterday promising clinical results from a Phase 1b trial of ProHema as part of double-umbilical cord blood (UCB) transplants in adult patients with hematologic malignancies who have undergone reduced-intensity conditioning therapy
Current research evaluating monoclonal antibodies and radioimmunotherapy may help increase the efficacy and specificity of conditioning therapy