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Haploidentical allo-HCT possible even in relapsed myeloma

Sahebi F, et al. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2018 Sep 20. pii: S1083-8791(18)30575-5.

Key clinical point: Haploidentical allogeneic transplantation is feasible and had an acceptable rate of non-relapse mortality, setting the stage for its use in future combination strategies.

Major finding: The cumulative risk of relapse and progression at 2 years was 56%, and the 1-year nonrelapse mortality was 21%.

Study details: A retrospective analysis including 96 patients who underwent haploidentical allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation between 2008 and 2016.

Disclosures: Authors reported no conflicts of interest.

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Sahebi F, et al. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2018 Sep 20. pii: S1083-8791(18)30575-5.

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