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PRESS RELEASE : Department of Medical Oncology SKIMS Conducted First Pediatric Autologous Stem Cell Transplant of Five Year Old Child Suffering from Neuroblastoma Print E-mail

SHER-I-KASHMIR INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, SOURA SRINAGAR


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Srinagar 14/2/18: Department of Medical Oncology SKIMS conducted first Pediatric Autologous Stem Cell Transplant of five year old child suffering from Neuroblastoma.

Dr. Huma first female oncologist at SKIMS conducted the procedure said that five year old patient namely Rather Azan hailing from Rafiabad Baramulla  post chemotherapy re-assessment showed partial remission and was subsequently planned for  autologous stem cell transplant. The patient has completed 100 days post-transplant without any complication. Stem cell transplant is performed in patients suffering from blood related diseases such as Multiple Myeloma, Neuroblastoma, leukemia, non-Hodgkin lymphoma & Hodgkin lymphoma. In an autologous transplant, stem cells are collected from the patient themselves, harvested, frozen and stored, then given back to the patient after intensive therapy, she explained.

Dr. Sheikh Aijaz Aziz, HOD Medical Oncology, said in its concerted effort to provide major patient care facilities to patients suffering from life threatening diseases conducted first pediatric stem cell transplant successfully. We have state of art set up available for such patients who otherwise have to go outside for such treatments.

Director SKIMS / EOSG Dr. Omar Javed Shah lauded the department for conducting the procedure. Such procedures and treatment facility available at SKIMS provide major relief to patient who otherwise have to go outside state and pay exorbitant rates for such procedures, he added.



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