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How long will I be monitored after stem cell reinfusion to treat cancer?

For at least 100 days after the stem cell reinfusion, patients will be closely monitored with frequent blood draws until blood counts stabilize, x-rays, and weekly doctor appointments. Some patients may require additional blood transfusions and medications. Radiation therapy may be a part of some patients' anti-cancer treatment. When this follow-up period is over, patients return to their own doctors who will continue to monitor their progress.

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