Support and information for bone marrow, peripheral blood stem cell, and cord blood transplants.
Allogeneic Transplant (Bone Marrow & Stem Cell)
An introduction to allogeneic bone marrow or stem cell transplant, for which the cells come from a donor.
Autologous Stem Cell Transplant or Bone Marrow Transplant
Overview of autologous stem cell transplant, which uses the patient's own blood cells.
Bone Marrow Transplantation: What Parents Should Know
Anna T. Meadows, M.D. Director, Division of Oncology and Cancer Research Center Nancy J. Bunin, M.D. Clinical Director, Bone Marrow Transplantation Ann M. Leahey, M.D. Pediatric Oncologist Diana S. Wheeler Writer The Children's...
Cord Blood FAQs
Where can I donate cord blood? Why isn't there a cord blood bank or collecting hospital in my area? Does it cost me anything to donate cord blood? Are there any risks to donating cord blood? I have been approached, or contacted, by a...
Did You Know...The Facts About Giving the Gift of Life?
A bone marrow transplant (BMT) can be a life-saving procedure for both children and adults with leukemia, lymphoma and other diseases affecting the blood. In order to undergo a BMT, the patient needs bone marrow cells from someone with a matching...