Volume 6 - Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation and Unrelated Donor Registries

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Objectives:

  • Describe the purpose and process of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
  • List the various sources of hematopoietic stem cells
  • Describe the role of registries and cord blood banks in providing an unrelated donor
  • Describe the search process and the criteria for selecting a donor
  • Describe the roles that the histocompatibility laboratory plays in donor selection and in measuring outcome