• Self Hematopoietic Stem Cells Transplantations
    Patients suffering from certain types of solid cancer including acute leukemia, malignant lymphoma, breast cancer and etc. may have a self hematopoietic stem cells transplantation. Most of the patients are injected with hematopoietic promoting factors until white blood cells recover after they are examined to have no cancer cells within the bone marrow and receive treatments for cancer. They will be observed on their increase of hematopoietic stem cells in their peripheral blood everyday through blood tests and their hematopoietic stem cells will be extracted at the blood donation room at an appropriate time. Usually, they are extracted for two to three days and are frozen until the transplantation.

  • Transplantation of the Same Type of Hematopoietic Stem Cells between Siblings
    In order to transplant the same type of hematopoietic stem cells, the patient should have a sibling of histocompatibility antigens. If there is an adequate donor among the patient’s siblings, he/she will be able to undergo the transplantation after a medical checkup.

  • Transplantation of the Same Type of Hematopoietic Stem Cells between Non-blood Relative People
    If there are no donors among siblings or families who have histocompatibility antigens, the patient should seek for an adequate non-blood relative donor. First, we will search for a domestic donor who has histocompatibility antigens matching the patient and if he/she consents to the donation, he/she will have an in-depth examination, reconfirm the accordance of the histocompatibility, and lastly decide whether he/she will undergo the transplantation. If the donor decides to undergo the transplantation, he/she will have a medical checkup to reconfirm his physical conditions.

  • Transplantation of the Same Type of Hematopoietic Stem Cells within the Family (Parents, Children and Siblings)
    Unlike other donors, patients who undergo a transplantation of the same type of hematopoietic stem cells within the family (parents, children and siblings) are able to cooperate amicably with their families and receive great support. Transplantation procedures are almost the same as that of the gene accordance among siblings.

  • Transplantation of Hematopoietic Stem Cells in the Cord Blood
    Transplantation of Cord Blood using hematopoietic stem cells which exist in the placenta and umbilical cord and are thrown away after delivery is widely performed throughout the world. Transplantation of Cord Blood is applicable even in cases where the patient and donor have different HLA genes and it can be immediately used when the transfusion-associated graft-versus-host disease rarely occurs and the transplantation is in urgent need. Cord Blood can be obtained in two ways; it can be extracted from the sibling’s placenta and umbilical cord after birth or it can be collected from the placenta and umbilical cord of irrelevant others after their delivery. As cord blood stem cells are immature immunologically, even if the patient and donor have different HLAs, transfusion-associated graft-versus-host disease hardly/rarely occurs and the patient can live a high quality life. However, children or adults of great weight may not be able to use this method.