ASTCT has resources to help patients and their loved ones better understand blood and marrow transplantation and provides links to patient-focused marrow transplantation organizations.
Many groups offer education and support for blood and bone marrow transplantation patients. Here are some places to get started.
Blood and marrow transplantation has a language all its own. So do the diseases this procedure treats. Learn the meaning of terms such as "apheresis," "HLA" and "autologous transplant" and access treatment-specific resources.