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Glossary: autologous stem cell transplantation, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

autologous stem cell transplantation

(aw-TAH-luh-gus ... tranz-plan-TAY-shun)

A procedure in which blood-forming stem cells (cells from which all blood cells develop) are removed, stored, and later given back to the same person.

2003-01-26

2007-04-05