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Blood-Free Transplants for Jehovah's Witnesses

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Blood-Free Transplants for Jehovah's Witnesses

Health Care

Blood-Free Transplants for Jehovah's Witnesses

Blood-Free Transplants for Jehovah's Witnesses

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Dr. Michael Lill, head of the bone marrow transplant program at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, has developed an unusual program. His tecnique enable patients who are Jehovah's Witnesses to receive bone marrow transplant without the blood transfusions their religion prohibits.