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Title of Collaborative Activity:

Advisory Council on Blood Stem Cell Transplantation (ACBSCT) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Description of Collaborative Activity:

The Advisory Council advises the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services and Administrator, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) on matters related to the activities of the C.W. Bill Young Cell Transplantation Program and the National Cord Blood Inventory Program. The principal purpose of these programs is to make blood stem cells from adult donors and cord blood units available for patients who need a transplant to treat life-threatening conditions such as leukemia, and who lack a suitably matched relative who can be the donor.

Type of Collaborative Activity:

Committee, Advisory Group, or Work Group

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