Chapter 63. Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Breast Cancer

  1. Frederick R. Appelbaum MD Member Director Professor Head3,4,
  2. Stephen J. Forman MD Director Staff Physician5,6,
  3. Robert S. Negrin MD Professor of Medicine Chief7 and
  4. Karl G. Blume MD, FACP Emeritus Professor of Medicine7,8
  1. Yago Nieto MD, PhD1 and
  2. Elizabeth J. Shpall MD Professor of Medicine2

Published Online: 5 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303537.ch63

Thomas' Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation: Stem Cell Transplantation, Fourth Edition

Thomas' Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation: Stem Cell Transplantation, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Nieto, Y. and Shpall, E. J. (2009) Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Breast Cancer, in Thomas' Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation: Stem Cell Transplantation, Fourth Edition (eds F. R. Appelbaum, S. J. Forman, R. S. Negrin and K. G. Blume), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303537.ch63

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA

  2. 4

    Division of Medical Oncology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA

  3. 5

    Department of Hematology and Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, Duarte, California, USA

  4. 6

    Department of Medical Oncology and Therapeutics Research, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duarte, California, USA

  5. 7

    Division of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA

  6. 8

    Division of Bone Marrow Transplantation, Department of Medicine, Stanford University, School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Stem Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapy, the University of Texas, M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA

  2. 2

    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 FEB 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405153485

Online ISBN: 9781444303537

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Keywords:

  • hematopoietic cell transplantation for breast cancer;
  • high-dose chemotherapy (HDC) in metastatic breast cancer;
  • purging of progenitor cell grafts;
  • immune therapies for breast cancer;
  • Combination of HDC with immune therapies holds substantial promise

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Epidemiology and etiology

  • Molecular and cellular biology

  • Clinical description

  • Nontransplant approaches

  • Hematopoietic cell transplantation for breast cancer

  • References