Access to hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: effect of race and sex.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Cancer, Volume 116, Issue 14, p.3469-76 (2010)

Keywords:

2010, Adolescent, Adult, African Americans, Aged, Center-Authored Paper, Child, Child, Preschool, Clinical Research Division, Continental Population Groups, European Continental Ancestry Group, Female, Health Services Accessibility, hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, Humans, Infant, Infant, Newborn, LEUKEMIA, Lymphoma, Male, Middle Aged, Multiple Myeloma, Sex Factors, Transplantation, Autologous, Transplantation, Homologous, United States

Abstract:

The purpose of the current study was to determine whether the use of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HCT) to treat leukemia, lymphoma, or multiple myeloma (MM) differs by race and sex.