Other Treatments for Hodgkins Disease
Bone Marrow Transplantation
Peripheral Stem Cell Transplantation (PSCT)
- Better tolerance to chemotherapy
- No damage to the kidney and lung if the spleen needed radiation
- Collapse of part or all of the lung
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- Reviewer: Mohei Abouzied, MD; Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 04/2013 -
- Update Date: 03/18/2013 -
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