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In the newspaper there was a news under heading "new stem cell treatment to cure cancer "professor Reuven head of bone marrow transplantation at IA medical center in Jerusalem said the technique uses specialized harvested cells to produce infection fighting bone marrow .patients with blood cancer have most of their bone marrow destroyed when given radiation or chemotherapy. 

a) What are stem cells? 

b) Which diseases can be cured by this life saving treatment? 

c) What is the effect of bone marrow transplantation?

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a) stem cells are young and immature cells which can be made to differentiate into any type of cells, tissues or organs under specific condition. 

b) Leukemia, myeloma and lymphoma. 

c) Bone marrow transplantation rebuilds the body‘s immune system.

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