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Basics of blood and marrow transplant (BMT)

BMT replaces an unhealthy marrow with a healthy one. Watch these videos to learn how transplant can treat blood cancer and other diseases.

Getting ready for transplant

There are many steps leading to transplant. Watch these videos to learn more about some of those steps.

Transplant day

Transplant day is the day you receive your new healthy cells, and can be a day filled with many emotions. Watch as patients, caregivers, and transplant experts describe what happens on transplant day.

Recovery after transplant

Recovering from a transplant takes time and complications are common. These videos explain the recovery process and what life after transplant is like. Remember, each patient’s recovery is different.

Being a transplant caregiver

A caregiver is someone who will be there to provide support and care throughout the transplant process. Watch as caregivers describe what caregiving was like for them, and hear patients share what their caregivers meant to them.

Remember, each person has their own unique experience with transplant. Your experience will depend on many things, including type of transplant, your overall health, and your disease status. Your transplant team will always be there to guide and care for you.

The NMDP Patient Support Center provides support, information and resources for transplant patients, caregivers and families. We are here to help you get reliable, easy-to-understand information from diagnosis through recovery. Call or email us for confidential, one-on-one support from caring experts. We’ll listen and help you find answers. All of our programs and resources are free.

Looking for more information about transplant? Download or order Transplant Basics. This free booklet explains what to expect throughout the transplant process and lists questions to ask your doctor about transplant.