Day: April 24, 2020

Contained in the Mission to Originate Bone-Marrow Transplants on Survivors of the Chernobyl Catastrophe

Contained in the Mission to Originate Bone-Marrow Transplants on Survivors of the Chernobyl Catastrophe

On May 2, 1986, while visiting my long-term colleague and friend Richard O’Reilly, the head of bone marrow transplantation at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, I received a strange phone call. It was from Richard Champlin, who worked at the Bone Marrow Transplant Center at UCLA. He tended to speak very fast,…

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