3. USE OF STEM CELLS

There are 2 ways that stem cells can be used:

AUTOLOGOUS TRANSPLANT

A stem cell transplant using the sick individual’s own stem cells.

ALLOGENEIC TRANSPLANT

Stem cells donated from another person are transplanted into a sick person.

If the donor is a family member, he/she is called a related donor. If the donor

is from

outside the family, he/she is called an unrelated donor.