Bone Marrow Transplant
A bone marrow transplant is a medical procedure performed to replace bone marrow that has been damaged or destroyed by disease or chemotherapy. This procedure involves transplanting blood stem cells, which travel to the bone marrow where they produce new blood cells and promote growth of new marrow. Bone...
Read about the main risks associated with stem cell or bone marrow transplants,
including the risk of rejection and the side effects of the treatments involved.
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Stem cell transplantation is a procedure that is most often recommended as a
treatment ... Side Effects of a Stem Cell Transplant (Bone Marrow Transplant).
Stem cells are cells that give rise to the blood cells that carry oxygen, help the body to fight infections, and make the blood clot.
Bone marrow transplants
help restore the bone marrow
, in order that the patient can tolerate the high doses of chemotherapy.
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Mar 17, 2015 ... The side effects of bone marrow transplants and stem cell transplants are caused
by the high dose chemotherapy. You may have extra side ...
Detailed information on bone marrow transplant, including preparation, types of
transplant, transplant team, and possible procedure-related complications or ...
May 5, 2015 ... A stem cell transplant poses many risks of complications, some potentially fatal.
The risk can depend on many factors, including the type of ...
Oct 2, 2013 ... Stem Cell Transplant (Peripheral Blood, Bone Marrow, and Cord Blood ... The
general risk of getting another cancer after a transplant is ...
Feb 11, 2014 ... Survivors of bone marrow transplantation were more likely to have a severe or
life threatening condition (relative risk [RR] = 3.9), more than one ...