Current Opinion in Hematology volume 19, issue 2, P95-101 2012 DOI: 10.1097/moh.0b013e32834ff54b View full text
Oana Paun, Hillard M. Lazarus

Abstract: With significant improvements in donor : recipient matching and a more varied graft source, greater numbers of patients can proceed to alternative donor hematopoietic cell transplantation. Advancing age appears to be less of a barrier and outcomes are reasonable in patients with good performance status and few comorbidities. The most interesting aspect of the moving target of which patients to take to hematopoietic cell transplantation is to define those with favorable-risk disease and avoid the procedure, whi…

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