A thousand transplants and counting

Capping a medical adventure that began in 1993, CHU Sainte-Justine children's hospital has just performed its 1,000th bone-marrow transplant, on a 12-year-old girl.

Capping a medical adventure that began in 1993, CHU Sainte-Justine children's hospital has just performed its 1,000th bone-marrow transplant, on a 12-year-old girl.

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After 27 years, CHU Sainte-Justine celebrates its 1000th bone-marrow transplant and looks to new therapies for cancer.

Capping a medical adventure that began in 1993, CHU Sainte-Justine children's hospital has just performed its 1,000th bone-marrow transplant, on a 12-year-old girl.

The milestone marks a highpoint in the evolution of treatment methods and the use of transplantation at the Université de Montréal-affiliated hospital to address the scourge of childhood cancers.

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