Stem Cell Transplant (Peripheral Blood, Bone Marrow, and Cord Blood Transplants)

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What we’ll cover here

This document reviews bone marrow transplants and different types of stem cell transplants used to treat cancer. We’ll outline what stem cells do, why people need transplants, and what a transplant is like for most people. We’ll also cover some of the issues that come with transplants, and what it’s like to donate stem cells.

Last Medical Review: 10/02/2013
Last Revised: 10/02/2013