NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,378 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- autologous stem cell transplantation
- listen (aw-TAH-luh-gus ... tranz-plan-TAY-shun)
- A procedure in which blood-forming stem cells (cells from which all blood cells develop) are removed, stored, and later given back to the same person.