What is BONE MARROW PURGING?

A theraputic treatment where a patient with a bone marrow disease undergoes high intensity radio-therapy to destroy their own bone marrow. Bone marrow cells from a healthy donor are then purged of any lymphocytes they might contain and then placed into teh bone cavities of the patient.

BONE MARROW PURGING: "The first stage of a bone marrow transplant is bone marrow purging."

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