Stem cell transplantation is successful in treating childhood cancers such as ALL.
Transplanted blood cells may come from a compatible donor, the patient, or an identical twin. What are the following types of donors?
Allogeneic donor - ___________
Autologous donor - _____________
Syngeneic donor - ____________
- allogeneic = compatible match
- Autologous donor = self
- Syngeneic donor = Identical Twin