|MadSci Network: Immunology|
Hello Judy, Actually there are many questions inside your question. We need to clarify a few points before answer it. First, what kind of stem cell, if it is allogenic(from other donor, the most common in lymphoma treatment or autologous, from the same patient, wich is by far more uncommon)and manly what kind of lymphoma. Usually it's been tried allogeneic stem cell transplantation after hich dose chemotherapy for Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas which are usually more agressive than the Hodgkin's ones. Further there are dozens of different kinds of Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas each one with its own features, making pretty hard to answer such a general question. Lymphomas also are a complex issue with many and diverse features. If you specify what subset of lymphoma you want to know, we can check medline for some good clinical trials. All the best, Vitor
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