If you and your doctor decide to move forward with a bone marrow or cord blood transplant to treat your disease, you can take steps to prepare yourself and your family for the process ahead. You are not alone. Your transplant center health care team will help you prepare for transplant and provide emotional and practical support to you and your family.
Be The Match® is also here to assist you and your family as you plan for transplant. We can answer your questions and provide support and education to help you navigate your transplant journey. Contact us at 1 (888) 999-6743 with your questions. Whatever you are feeling, no question or concern is too big or too small.
Here are some things to consider as you prepare for transplant:
Get suggestions for how to choose a caregiver and what questions to consider. Transplant centers require an identified caregiver before a patient can have a transplant.
You can organize information at home to make things easier for family and friends who want to help. Read these tips on how to plan ahead.