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Stem Cell Conditions We Treat

Our physicians make every attempt to stay at the forefront of treatment advances, making sure they provide our patients with the best care possible. At Lurie Children’s, Stem Cell Transplant is used to treat various conditions, including but not limited to the list below. 

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Cancer

An abnormal growth of cells, rapidly reproducing despite restriction of space, nutrients shared by other cells or signals sent from the body to stop reproduction.

Central Nervous System Tumors

Tumors of the brain and spinal cord; can be benign or malignant. CNS tumors are dangerous as any growth can affect the functioning of the nervous system tissues around it.

Chronic Granulomatous Disease

A disorder that causes the immune system to malfunction, resulting in a form of immunodeficiency, developing inflamed areas in parts of the body, causing tissue damage.