Chemotherapy, radiotherapy and immunotherapy for cancer - MBS item (13760)
The following MBS item is included in this clinical category.
In vitro processing (and cryopreservation) of bone marrow or peripheral blood for autologous stem cell transplantation as an adjunct to high dose chemotherapy for: .chemosensitive intermediate or high grade non-Hodgkin's lymphoma at high risk of relapse following first line chemotherapy; or . Hodgkin's disease which has relapsed following, or is refractory to, chemotherapy; or . Acute myelogenous leukaemia in first remission, where suitable genotypically matched sibling donor is not available for allogeneic bone marrow transplant; or . multiple myeloma in remission (complete or partial) following standard dose chemotherapy; or . small round cell sarcomas; or . primitive neuroectodermal tumour; or . germ cell tumours which have relapsed following, or are refractory to, chemotherapy; or . germ cell tumours which have had an incomplete response to first line therapy. - performed under the supervision of a consultant physician - each day.