Certain donors with high T cell counts make a better match for stem-cell transplant patients, study suggests

Older patients who received stem cells from younger, unrelated donors with higher numbers of so-called killer T cells (CD8 cells) had significantly reduced risk of disease relapse and improved survival compared to those who received stem-cells from donors with low numbers of CD8 cells, including older matched siblings. (Mehr in: Cancer News — ScienceDaily)