How do you test for a bone marrow transplant?

Answer Your bone marrow is the consistency of sponge. It contains cells that are not yet fully developed. When these cells have been destroyed by illness or chemotherapy, your stem cells need to be restor... Read More »

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Can Leukemia come back after a bone marrow transplant?

Unfortunately, cancer recurrence is always a possibility. There is no cure for cancer, only the prospect for long-term remission.There are several different types of leukemia (ALL, AML, CLL, CML),... Read More »

What Are the Dangers of Stem Cell & Bone Marrow Transplant?

Doctors resort to stem cell and bone marrow transplants to battle a difficult disease like cancer. Treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation can destroy the bone marrow and stem cells while kil... Read More »

What does it mean when they want to test your bone marrow?

It means they are trying to diagnose you and they are not looking for anything but what is there.

Who can donate bone marrow?

The Be the Match Marrow Registry has access to more than 12 million potential bone marrow donors worldwide. Not everyone finds a match, but barring illness, chances are good you'll be able to regis... Read More »