Quiz: Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
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Hematopoietic stem cell (HSC) transplantation is a common technique that may offer a cure to patients with hematologic cancers and disorders. The stem cells can be harvested from bone marrow, peripheral blood, or umbilical cord blood; and HSC transplantation can be autologous or allogeneic. When considering autologous HSC transplantation, which of the following factors is most likely to be a contraindication for this procedure? 

  • A.

    Age > 50 years


  • B.

    Previous HSC transplantation


  • C.

    Significant comorbidity


  • D.

    There are no contraindications


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