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Stem cell transplant. A guide to donor (allogeneic) stem cell transplantation for teenagers and young adults

Stem cell transplant. A guide to donor (allogeneic) stem cell transplantation for teenagers and young adults (February 2019)

This guide describes stem cells and explains what a stem cell transplantation is, why it might be necessary, and the different types of transplants. It also describes the process of finding a donor, the pre-transplant operation, the transplant team, what to bring to hospital, preparing to receive a bone marrow transplant, what happens during the transplant and afterwards, the side-effects, getting ready to go home and getting back to normal. Includes details of useful organisations and a glossary.

Author(s)
Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group, Teenagers and Young Adults with Cancer
Place of publication
Leicester
Date of publication
February 2019
Pages
32pp
Price
Free.
Supplier
Format
Booklet
Language
English
Flesch readability score
58.8
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