Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/10/20

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Subject: RE [Leica] heather update
From: kididdoc at (Steve Barbour)
Date: Wed Oct 20 16:43:34 2004
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thanks Alex... as below, right on.... victory 
(sometimes) snatched from the jaws of defeat....


Alexander Glissan wrote:

> Chemo is often combined (in australia anyway) with a complete 
> BMTransplant and can improve prognosis significantly. The problem is 
> patients tend to be immunosuppressed (weak immune system). Which 
> increases the chances of infection by organisms such as MRSA ( Multi 
> Resistant Golden Staph), Acinetobactor, or VRE (Vancomycin Resistant 
> Enterococci). Bone marrow transplants have significantly decreased (in 
> terms of risk over the past ten years) here we also combine it with a 
> stem cell infusion (depending on the type of 
> carcinoma/sarcoma/lymphoma...). This has a great use I wish you all the 
> best with Heather.
> Alex
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