Bone Marrow Transplant
Source: NCI Bone Cancer—fact sheet https://www.cancer.gov/types/bone/bone-fact-sheet
Secondary bone metastases or tumors are tumors that originate in other sites/organs and spread or metastasize to bone. An estimated 280,000 to 300,000 adult cases occur each year in the US.
Breasts, Lung and Prostate are the primary types of cancer that most generally (68%) metastasize to bone.
Primary bone cancer is rare. It accounts for much less than 2 percent of all cancers. About 3,260 new cases of primary bone cancer are expected to be diagnosed in the United States in 2017.
The most common types, osteosarcoma and Ewing tumors, occur most often in children and teens.
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Bone marrow conditioning for successful transplant is utilized in sickle cell anemia with bone marrow transplant (BMT) or hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT), Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (A.L.L.), and Acute Mylogenous Leukemia (A.M.L.) in children. Total skeletal bone marrow ablation in conjunction with bone marrow transplant, immunotherapy and blood-forming stem cell transplants.
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