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Autologous bone marrow transplantation for multiple myeloma.

Division of Hematology/Oncology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock.
Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America (Impact Factor: 2.07). 05/1992; 6(2):437-49.
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ABSTRACT Intensive cytotoxic chemotherapy is capable of more marked tumor cytoreduction including true complete remissions in multiple myeloma. Use of autologous marrow and blood stem cells as well as growth factors has reduced the risk of infection and severe extramedullary toxicities.

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