What is collection of hematopoietic stem cells?

Also known as: hematopoietic stem cell harvesting, leukapheresis.

The body’s stem cells can be used for treatments for a number of different disease, including certain cancers and non-malignant conditions. The process of collecting these stem cells for use as treatments is known as collection of hematopoietic stem cells or stem cell harvesting.

Reviewed by: Jorge Ricardo Galvez Silva, MD

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