Definitions for "Autologous transplant"
Bone Marrow or Stem Cell Transplant using the person's own marrow or stem cells. Their cancer is put into remission and some of their own marrow or stem cells taken out. This is frozen and stored while the person has high dose chemotherapy treatment (and sometimes radiotherapy). The marrow or stem cells are then given back.
Transplant whereby the patient's own cells or tissues are collected and reinfused or transplanted.
A procedure in which a patient’s own stem cells are removed, stored, and eventually replaced after the patient receives high-dose drug therapy. This type of transplant is rarely used to treat CML.
The reintroduction of cells, tissue or organ previously removed from an individual, back into the same individual with continued function after reintroduction.