donor

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Synonyms for donor

a person who gives to a charity or cause

Synonyms for donor

(medicine) someone who gives blood or tissue or an organ to be used in another person (the host)

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The Phase 2 study is focused on the most difficult of all patients at risk for acute GVHD: those receiving bone marrow transplants from matched unrelated donors. Because of the inherent differences between unrelated individuals, patients receiving bone marrow transplants from matched unrelated donors experience an incidence of grades 2-4 acute GVHD in the range of 60% - 70%.
It can occur in 30-50% of patients transplanted with either an HLA-matched sibling donor or matched unrelated donor.
After being treated with low doses of chemotherapy and radiation, the majority of the patients received a peripheral blood stem cell transplant from a matched unrelated donor, while the remainder of the group received a transplant from a matched related donor.
"So, statistically the chance of finding a matched unrelated donor for an Arab patient is virtually zero.
Her aplastic bone marrow had been refractory to treatment and, therefore, she underwent allogeneic stem cell transplantation from a matched unrelated donor. The first transplant was unsuccessful and the patient remained with bone marrow failure.
Ideally, stem cells from the peripheral blood or bone marrow are sourced from sibling donors or from a matched unrelated donor if a sibling donor is not available.