Autologous Stem Cell Transplant
What is Autologous BMT?This is used in case of certain tumours including breast cancer, testicular cancer and osteosarcoma and certain blood cancers like leukaemias, lymphomas, myeloma.
Autologous bone marrow transplant is advanced procedure where the stem cells are removed and pre-served from a patient’s body before administering chemotherapy or radiation therapy. This is done as a precautionary measure, so that the chemo process does not kill any health stem cell. The cells are put back after the process.
The autologous transplant is done in case of diseases like germ cell tumor, acute promyelocytic leukemia, hodgkins& non-hodgkins lymphoma or multiple myeloma.