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.

  • General information

    What are stem cells and bone marrow?

    These treatments use the bone marrow and stem cells to treat some types of leukaemia and lymphoma.

  • Leukaemia, chronic myeloid (CML)

    Stem cell transplants for CML

    If the leukaemia has not responded to TK inhibitors, your doctor may suggest that you have a stem cell transplant.

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    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.

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    Your feelings

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

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    If someone you know is having treatment

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