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New bone marrow transplant method may expand treatment
USA Today

Bone marrow transplants are undergoing a quiet revolution: No longer just for cancer, research is underway to ease the risks so they can target more people with diseases from sickle cell to deadly metabolic disorders. The old way: High doses of radiation and chemotherapy wipe out a patient’s own bone marrow before someone else’s is infused to replace it, hopefully before infection strikes.