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"There are many stages of transplant. The one you're in now ... it's temporary." 
      - James, transplant recipient


You’ll likely have highs and lows as you move through the months and years after transplant. During this time, there are things you can do to help your recovery and healing. And NMDP will be here to help. The NMDP Patient Support Center provides support, information and resources for transplant patients, caregivers and families.

Physical health and recovery

Recovery after transplant takes time. Learn about possible complications after transplant and find tips to stay healthy.

Coping with life after transplant

Your life after transplant may include adapting to challenges and celebrating new strengths. Find out how your life after transplant may be different and get support. 

Managing costs

Costs after transplant may include copays for medicines or doctors’ appointments. Sometimes, people have to pay for transportation to the transplant center or temporary housing near the transplant center. Learn more about the costs you may have after transplant and what resources are available to help.

Contacting your donor

Many patients wonder about their donor and want to connect after having an unrelated donor transplant. This is a very personal choice for both you and your donor. Learn more about communicating with your donor.

If transplant doesn’t work

Sometimes transplant does not work. Your body may not accept the donated cells, or the disease may return. Learn more about these potential complications and other treatment options that may be available if transplant doesn’t work.

NMDP Survivorship Program

Survivorship begins at the moment of diagnosis and continues through the end of life. NMDP Survivorship provides free support and services to you after a blood or marrow transplant. Learn more about this program