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1

What creates the difference in histoincompatabiliy between identical twins/self and an HLA matched sibling?

minor histocompatibility agents don't match

2

What can hematopoeitic cell transplant be used for?

CML, AML, ALL
sickle cell
thalassemia
SCID

3

Can bone marrow transplants cure hemophilia?

NO

4

What is the most problematic side effect of peripheral blood progenitor cell transplant?

chronic Graft vs Host Disease

5

What significant endocrinologic side effect can radiation cause?

hypothyroidism

6

When can you use autotransplant?

for cancers that start outside the bone marrow

7

What beneficial effect can graft vs host disease have?

can kill off cancer cells (graft vs tumor)