Bone marrow is the soft, fatty tissue inside your bones. Stem cells are immature cells in the bone marrow that give rise to all of your blood cells. Your blood is made of red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. In a bone marrow transplant, you will receive healthy stem cells after your own bone marrow has been destroyed. Learn about stem cell research and a multidisciplinary team approach to treat immune deficiency diseases.
The ABCs of Stem Cells
What are stem cells? Who do they benefit? Why the controversy about different types of stem cell research? In this Patient Power program, sponsored by The University of Texas M....
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