Author Archives: Patricia Inacio PhD

More Curative Bone Marrow Transplants are Successful When Patients Given Double the Radiation Beforehand, Study Says

The success rate of bone marrow transplants for patients with sickle cell disease or beta thalassemia, from only “half-matched” donors, increased by doubling the radiation delivered to patients’ bodies before the transplants, a John Hopkins University study shows. The study, “Effect of increased dose of total body irradiation on…