Treatment for Blood Cancers


Allogeneic Transplant (Bone Marrow & Stem Cell)

An introduction to allogeneic bone marrow or stem cell transplant. In this type of transplant, cells from a donor are infused into a patient after the patient has received chemotherapy and in some cases radiation. It is used to treat some cases of leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, aplastic anemia and sickle cell disease. 

Autologous Stem Cell Transplant or Bone Marrow Transplant

An autologous stem cell transplant, which uses the patient's own blood cells, can be used to treat a variety of illnesses including leukemias, MDS, multiple myeloma, Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, testicular cancer and neuroblastoma.

Blogs

Brown Bag Web Chat: Focus on Blood Cancers
by Carolyn Vachani, MSN, RN, AOCN
October 29, 2012

Have You Had Your Flu Shot?
by Carolyn Vachani, MSN, RN, AOCN
November 1, 2011

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