Can myeloma cells contaminate a patient’s stem cells that are harvested for transplant?


In this video, Dr. Brian GM Durie explains why the risk of myeloma cells in the blood re-infused during transplant is low and unlikely to be harmful.

Myeloma cells might be in harvested stem cells, but they do not cause relapse.

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