Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and the principles of evidence-based medicine

  • V. I. Khomenko Kyiv Сity Bone Marrow Transplantation Center
  • V. V. Bychkov Health Department of the Kyiv Сity
  • D. A. Bazyka State Institution «National Research Centre for Radiation Medcine of NAMS of Ukraine»
Keywords: hematopoietic stem cells transplantation, chronic myeloid leukemia, breast cancer, evidence-based medicine


Similar changes in transplant activity were demonstrated in 1990–2000 years with allogeneic hematopoietic stem cells transplantations (HSCT) for chronic myeloid leukemia and autologous HSCT for breast cancer. The rise and fall of transplant activity for two specific indications within a short period are of interest as example of effective or not effective solutions. Ignoring the principles of evidence-based medicine is unacceptable in the era of high-tech and very expensive medicine with medical, economic and social reasons.


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Khomenko, V. I., Bychkov, V. V., & Bazyka, D. A. (2017). Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and the principles of evidence-based medicine. Likars’ka Sprava, (1-2), 155-163. Retrieved from https://liksprava.com/index.php/journal/article/view/32
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