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Umbilical cord blood: The promise and the uncertainty.

Stem Cells Transl Med 2020 Jul 3. Epub 2020 Jul 3.

Division of Hematology/Oncology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sctm.19-0288DOI Listing
July 2020

Endogenous thrombopoietin levels are elevated following double cord blood unit transplantation.

Bone Marrow Transplant 2020 Jun 28;55(6):1178-1180. Epub 2019 Aug 28.

Division of Hematology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41409-019-0652-8DOI Listing
June 2020

Allogeneic Transplantation for Myelofibrosis with Novel Graft-versus-Host Disease Prophylaxis.

Acta Haematol 2020 Jun 22:1-2. Epub 2020 Jun 22.

Division of Hematology/Oncology, University of Virginia Cancer Center, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000508198DOI Listing
June 2020

MLL-Rearranged Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.

Curr Hematol Malig Rep 2020 Apr;15(2):83-89

Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, 1215 Lee Street, Charlottesville, VA, 22903, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11899-020-00582-5DOI Listing
April 2020

Neurological Complications after Allogeneic Transplantation - Can We Do Better?

Acta Haematol 2019 17;142(4):193-194. Epub 2019 Jul 17.

University of Virginia Cancer Center, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000501297DOI Listing
March 2020

Is anemia a harbinger of poorer outcomes after allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplant?

Bone Marrow Transplant 2020 02 7;55(2):275-277. Epub 2019 Jun 7.

Department of Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, 22908, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41409-019-0588-zDOI Listing
February 2020

What have we learned from transplanting older patients?

Best Pract Res Clin Haematol 2019 12 18;32(4):101110. Epub 2019 Oct 18.

University of Virginia Cancer Center, 1300 Jefferson Park Avenue, Charlottesville, VA, 22908, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.beha.2019.101110DOI Listing
December 2019

Treatment of acute leukaemia in adult Jehovah's Witnesses.

Br J Haematol 2019 Nov 6. Epub 2019 Nov 6.

Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bjh.16284DOI Listing
November 2019

Early infectious complications among patients treated with induction compared to hypomethylating therapy for acute myeloid leukemia.

Leuk Lymphoma 2018 04 9;59(4):988-991. Epub 2017 Aug 9.

a Division of Hematology/Oncology , Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School , Boston , MA , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10428194.2017.1361028DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6197051PMC
April 2018

Alternative Donor Graft Sources for Adults with Hematologic Malignancies: A Donor for All Patients in 2017!

Oncologist 2017 09 25;22(9):1125-1134. Epub 2017 May 25.

Department of Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine, and Stem Cell Transplant Program, University of Virginia Cancer Center, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1634/theoncologist.2017-0009DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5599191PMC
September 2017

Angiogenic Factors Correlate with T Cell Immune Reconstitution and Clinical Outcomes after Double-Unit Umbilical Cord Blood Transplantation in Adults.

Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2017 01 21;23(1):103-112. Epub 2016 Oct 21.

Hematology-Oncology and Cancer Biology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbmt.2016.10.013DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5489056PMC
January 2017

Is there a best graft source of transplantation in acute myeloid leukemia?

Authors:
Karen K Ballen

Best Pract Res Clin Haematol 2015 Jun-Sep;28(2-3):147-54. Epub 2015 Oct 20.

Harvard Medical School, USA; Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.beha.2015.10.012DOI Listing
September 2016

The Public Repository of Xenografts Enables Discovery and Randomized Phase II-like Trials in Mice.

Authors:
Elizabeth C Townsend Mark A Murakami Alexandra Christodoulou Amanda L Christie Johannes Köster Tiffany A DeSouza Elizabeth A Morgan Scott P Kallgren Huiyun Liu Shuo-Chieh Wu Olivia Plana Joan Montero Kristen E Stevenson Prakash Rao Raga Vadhi Michael Andreeff Philippe Armand Karen K Ballen Patrizia Barzaghi-Rinaudo Sarah Cahill Rachael A Clark Vesselina G Cooke Matthew S Davids Daniel J DeAngelo David M Dorfman Hilary Eaton Benjamin L Ebert Julia Etchin Brant Firestone David C Fisher Arnold S Freedman Ilene A Galinsky Hui Gao Jacqueline S Garcia Francine Garnache-Ottou Timothy A Graubert Alejandro Gutierrez Ensar Halilovic Marian H Harris Zachary T Herbert Steven M Horwitz Giorgio Inghirami Andrew M Intlekofer Moriko Ito Shai Izraeli Eric D Jacobsen Caron A Jacobson Sébastien Jeay Irmela Jeremias Michelle A Kelliher Raphael Koch Marina Konopleva Nadja Kopp Steven M Kornblau Andrew L Kung Thomas S Kupper Nicole R LeBoeuf Ann S LaCasce Emma Lees Loretta S Li A Thomas Look Masato Murakami Markus Muschen Donna Neuberg Samuel Y Ng Oreofe O Odejide Stuart H Orkin Rachel R Paquette Andrew E Place Justine E Roderick Jeremy A Ryan Stephen E Sallan Brent Shoji Lewis B Silverman Robert J Soiffer David P Steensma Kimberly Stegmaier Richard M Stone Jerome Tamburini Aaron R Thorner Paul van Hummelen Martha Wadleigh Marion Wiesmann Andrew P Weng Jens U Wuerthner David A Williams Bruce M Wollison Andrew A Lane Anthony Letai Monica M Bertagnolli Jerome Ritz Myles Brown Henry Long Jon C Aster Margaret A Shipp James D Griffin David M Weinstock

Cancer Cell 2016 07 11;30(1):183. Epub 2016 Jul 11.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ccell.2016.06.008DOI Listing
July 2016

Potentially avoidable hospital admissions in older patients with acute myeloid leukaemia in the USA: a retrospective analysis.

Lancet Haematol 2016 Jun 18;3(6):e276-83. Epub 2016 May 18.

Bone Marrow Transplant Program, Department of Hematology and Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA; Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2352-3026(16)30024-2DOI Listing
June 2016

Improved Treatment-Related Mortality and Overall Survival of Patients with Grade IV Acute GVHD in the Modern Years.

Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2016 May 31;22(5):910-8. Epub 2015 Dec 31.

Division of Hematology-Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts; Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbmt.2015.12.024DOI Listing
May 2016

Cord blood transplant for acute myeloid leukaemia.

Br J Haematol 2016 Apr 13;173(1):25-36. Epub 2016 Jan 13.

Seidman Cancer Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bjh.13926DOI Listing
April 2016

The Public Repository of Xenografts Enables Discovery and Randomized Phase II-like Trials in Mice.

Authors:
Elizabeth C Townsend Mark A Murakami Alexandra Christodoulou Amanda L Christie Johannes Köster Tiffany A DeSouza Elizabeth A Morgan Scott P Kallgren Huiyun Liu Shuo-Chieh Wu Olivia Plana Joan Montero Kristen E Stevenson Prakash Rao Raga Vadhi Michael Andreeff Philippe Armand Karen K Ballen Patrizia Barzaghi-Rinaudo Sarah Cahill Rachael A Clark Vesselina G Cooke Matthew S Davids Daniel J DeAngelo David M Dorfman Hilary Eaton Benjamin L Ebert Julia Etchin Brant Firestone David C Fisher Arnold S Freedman Ilene A Galinsky Hui Gao Jacqueline S Garcia Francine Garnache-Ottou Timothy A Graubert Alejandro Gutierrez Ensar Halilovic Marian H Harris Zachary T Herbert Steven M Horwitz Giorgio Inghirami Andrew M Intlekofer Moriko Ito Shai Izraeli Eric D Jacobsen Caron A Jacobson Sébastien Jeay Irmela Jeremias Michelle A Kelliher Raphael Koch Marina Konopleva Nadja Kopp Steven M Kornblau Andrew L Kung Thomas S Kupper Nicole R LeBoeuf Ann S LaCasce Emma Lees Loretta S Li A Thomas Look Masato Murakami Markus Muschen Donna Neuberg Samuel Y Ng Oreofe O Odejide Stuart H Orkin Rachel R Paquette Andrew E Place Justine E Roderick Jeremy A Ryan Stephen E Sallan Brent Shoji Lewis B Silverman Robert J Soiffer David P Steensma Kimberly Stegmaier Richard M Stone Jerome Tamburini Aaron R Thorner Paul van Hummelen Martha Wadleigh Marion Wiesmann Andrew P Weng Jens U Wuerthner David A Williams Bruce M Wollison Andrew A Lane Anthony Letai Monica M Bertagnolli Jerome Ritz Myles Brown Henry Long Jon C Aster Margaret A Shipp James D Griffin David M Weinstock

Cancer Cell 2016 04;29(4):574-586

Department of Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, 450 Brookline Avenue, Dana 510B, MA 02215, USA; Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ccell.2016.03.008DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5177991PMC
April 2016

Umbilical cord blood transplantation: review of factors affecting the hospitalized patient.

J Intensive Care Med 2015 Jan 12;30(1):13-22. Epub 2013 May 12.

Hematology/Oncology Division, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0885066613488730DOI Listing
January 2015

Outcomes and management strategies for graft failure after umbilical cord blood transplantation.

Am J Hematol 2014 Dec 26;89(12):1097-101. Epub 2014 Sep 26.

Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajh.23845DOI Listing
December 2014

Engraftment syndrome after allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation in adults.

Am J Hematol 2014 Jul 10;89(7):698-705. Epub 2014 Apr 10.

Division of Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajh.23716DOI Listing
July 2014

Survival improvements in adolescents and young adults after myeloablative allogeneic transplantation for acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2014 Jun 7;20(6):829-36. Epub 2014 Mar 7.

Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbmt.2014.02.021DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4019683PMC
June 2014

The optimal donor source for acute myeloid leukemia: do we know the answer?

Authors:
Karen K Ballen

Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2014 Jun 12;20(6):749. Epub 2014 Apr 12.

Division of Hematology/Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbmt.2014.04.002DOI Listing
June 2014

ATG for cord blood transplant: yes or no?

Authors:
Karen K Ballen

Blood 2014 Jan;123(1):7-8

MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1182/blood-2013-11-537001DOI Listing
January 2014

Outcomes in patients age 70 or older undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for hematologic malignancies.

Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2013 Sep 18;19(9):1374-80. Epub 2013 Jun 18.

Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbmt.2013.06.008DOI Listing
September 2013

Umbilical cord blood transplantation: the first 25 years and beyond.

Blood 2013 Jul 14;122(4):491-8. Epub 2013 May 14.

Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Boston, MA 02114, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1182/blood-2013-02-453175DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3952633PMC
July 2013

Has umbilical cord blood transplantation for AML become mainstream?

Curr Opin Hematol 2013 Mar;20(2):144-9

Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MOH.0b013e32835dd936DOI Listing
March 2013

Improving outcomes in umbilical cord blood transplantation: state of the art.

Blood Rev 2012 Nov 5;26(6):241-6. Epub 2012 Sep 5.

Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.blre.2012.08.001DOI Listing
November 2012

The expanding frontier of hematopoietic cell transplantation.

Cytometry B Clin Cytom 2012 Sep 3;82(5):271-9. Epub 2012 Aug 3.

Department of Medicine, Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cyto.b.21034DOI Listing
September 2012

Selection of optimal alternative graft source: mismatched unrelated donor, umbilical cord blood, or haploidentical transplant.

Blood 2012 Mar 30;119(9):1972-80. Epub 2011 Dec 30.

Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA.

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http://www.bloodjournal.org/cgi/doi/10.1182/blood-2011-11-35
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1182/blood-2011-11-354563DOI Listing
March 2012

Cord colitis syndrome in cord-blood stem-cell transplantation.

N Engl J Med 2011 Sep;365(9):815-24

Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 75 Francis St., Boston, MA 02115, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1104959DOI Listing
September 2011

Phase II study of dasatinib in relapsed or refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

Clin Cancer Res 2011 May 14;17(9):2977-86. Epub 2011 Mar 14.

Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Medical Oncology and Department of Biostatistics, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-10-2879DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3108904PMC
May 2011

The role of HLA in umbilical cord blood transplantation.

Best Pract Res Clin Haematol 2010 Jun;23(2):179-87

Puget Sound Blood Center, Seattle, WA 98104, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.beha.2010.05.003DOI Listing
June 2010

Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in patients with myelodysplastic syndrome.

F1000 Med Rep 2009 Feb 24;1. Epub 2009 Feb 24.

Bone Marrow Transplant Program, Massachusetts General Hospital 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114 USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3410/M1-11DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2920696PMC
February 2009

The national marrow donor program 20 years of unrelated donor hematopoietic cell transplantation.

Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2008 Sep;14(9 Suppl):2-7

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbmt.2008.05.017DOI Listing
September 2008

Collection and preservation of cord blood for personal use.

Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2008 Mar;14(3):356-63

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA.

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http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S108387910700574
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbmt.2007.11.005DOI Listing
March 2008

Phase I trial of parathyroid hormone to facilitate stem cell mobilization.

Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2007 Jul 30;13(7):838-43. Epub 2007 Apr 30.

Hematology/Oncology Division, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA.

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http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S108387910700216
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbmt.2007.03.007DOI Listing
July 2007

Double cord blood transplants: filling a niche?

Stem Cell Rev 2006 ;2(2):81-6

Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 100 Blossom Street, Cox 640, Boston, MA 02114, USA.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s12015-006-0013-z
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12015-006-0013-zDOI Listing
March 2007

Advances in umbilical cord blood transplantation.

Authors:
Karen K Ballen

Curr Stem Cell Res Ther 2006 Sep;1(3):317-24

Massachusetts General Hospital, 100 Blossom Street-Cox 640, Boston, MA 02114, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/157488806778226858DOI Listing
September 2006