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Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant

Graft-versus-host disease can occur when the donor's cells are recognized by the patient's (host's) body as foreign. To prevent graft-versus-host disease and graft rejection, medications are usually given to the patient for the first 3-6 months following transplantation.


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Health Tip of the Day

A Smooth Way to Go

Smoothies are a tasty way to meld fruit and milk or yogurt into a refreshing drink. Use low-fat or non-fat milk or yogurt, and it's an even healthier snack. Next time you make a smoothie, let the blender run a little longer than usual to whip more air into it. An air-filled smoothie will fill you up so you'll eat less later, according to researchers at Pennsylvania State University.

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Fitness
You may wonder what all the fuss is about exercise. Simply put, inactivity is hazardous to your health. Physical activity can help you prevent chronic disease, manage your weight, and stay mentally fit. The best news is that it's never too late to adopt a more active lifestyle.

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Cancer
Learn how to become a proactive patient. Understand your treatment choices. Get the latest news on advances in cancer. If you or a loved one is facing cancer, you’ll want to explore the Cancer Knowledgebase, with separate sections on more than 60 types of the disease.

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You want the best for your child, from good nutrition to effective discipline to a breadth of life opportunities.