Evercare offers bone marrow transplant services

Staff Correspondent | Published: 00:38, Sep 16,2020


Evercare Hospital has recently started all kinds of Bone Marrow services using cutting-edge facilities and expert medical staff.

In a press release, the hospital authorities said on Tuesday that the BMT services would be offered at an affordable price.

‘There are two major types of Bone Marrow Transplants —autologous and allogeneic. High doses of chemotherapy or radiotherapy or combined radio-chemotherapy are used to eradicate the residual malignancy and to create a space in the bone marrow for the donor stem cells to settle,’ a press release said.

These donor cells grow into the patient’s body and give them a new life and generally myeloid cancers need only chemotherapy while lymphoid cancers need radio-chemotherapy, it said.

In 2015, physician Abu Jafar Mohammed Saleh who worked at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre at Riyadh in Saudi Arabia for 10 years and gathered experience on all types of BMT.

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