Stem cell transplants

Stem cell transplants explained

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

  • Leukaemia, acute myeloid (AML)

    What is a stem cell transplant?

    Stem cell transplants may help a number of people with AML, but they will not be suitable for everyone.

  • 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.

  • Leukaemia, acute myeloid (AML)

    What happens after treatment

    You may need to stay in hospital for some weeks while the new stem cells settle in your bone marrow.