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graft-versus-host

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  • noun A syndrome wherein immune cells in transplanted bone marrow fight its recipient.

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Examples

  • Once the new marrow had engrafted, the recipient ran the risk of that foreign marrow turning and attacking his or her own body as well as any residual leukemia left in the marrow, a deadly complication termed graft-versus-host disease or GVHD.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • Once the new marrow had engrafted, the recipient ran the risk of that foreign marrow turning and attacking his or her own body as well as any residual leukemia left in the marrow, a deadly complication termed graft-versus-host disease or GVHD.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • Once the new marrow had engrafted, the recipient ran the risk of that foreign marrow turning and attacking his or her own body as well as any residual leukemia left in the marrow, a deadly complication termed graft-versus-host disease or GVHD.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • Researchers found that daily low-dose injections of interleukin-2 appeared to help some patients by treating the side effect, known as graft-versus-host disease GVHD.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • For him, a stem cell transplant came with its own risks and challenges, among them a common, potentially fatal complication called graft-versus-host disease.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • Another hurdle: Certain immune cells in donated marrow sometimes become too aggressive and attack the recipient, called graft-versus-host disease or GVHD.

    New bone marrow transplant method may expand treatment

  • Butyric acid derivative induces allospecific T-cell energy and prevents graft-versus-host disease.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Butyric acid derivative induces allospecific T-cell energy and prevents graft-versus-host disease.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • The immune cells in the foreign marrow were attacking his own body—graft-versus-host disease.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • The immune cells in the foreign marrow were attacking his own body—graft-versus-host disease.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

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