Stem cell and bone marrow transplants

Stem cell and bone marrow transplants explained

Find out how stem cell and bone marrow transplants work when you need high dose chemotherapy.

  • Leukaemia, chronic lymphocytic (CLL)

    Stem cell transplant for CLL

    Some people with CLL are treated with an intensive treatment called a stem cell transplant.

  • General information

    What are allogeneic stem cell transplants?

    An allogeneic stem cell transplant is a cancer treatment that involves receiving stem cells from a donor.

  • General information

    Preparing for treatment

    There are a few things you can do to prepare for a stem cell and bone marrow transplant.

  • General information

    Your feelings

    You may experience difficult feelings after your treatment. Talking to those close to you can help.

  • General information

    If someone you know is having treatment

    You’ll have to take some precautions when visiting a friend or relative at the hospital.

  • General information

    What happens after treatment?

    You’ll be able to go home after treatment but you’ll need to make some adjustments to your lifestyle.

High-dose treatment with stem cell support

High-dose treatment with stem cell support

David talks about having high-dose chemotherapy with a stem cell transplant and living with melanoma, lymphoma and bowel cancer.

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David talks about having high-dose chemotherapy with a stem cell transplant and living with melanoma, lymphoma and bowel cancer.

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