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Transplant Basics: Understanding Transplant and How It Works

July 18, 2018
12:00 to 1:00 p.m. CDT

This free webcast will help you learn the basics of marrow and cord blood transplant, HLA matching, and how your doctor searches for a donor.

There are three ways to register:

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Call: 1-888-999-6743
Email: patientinfo@nmdp.org  

 

Recorded Webcasts

Making Meaning through Reflective Writing This webinar provides tips and tools on reflective writing and creative expression about your blood or marrow transplant (BMT) journey.

Clinical Trials: What They Are and Who Should Participate  In this webinar, hosted by BMT InfoNet, Dr. Marcie Riches of the University of North Carolina Hospitals discusses clinical trials, including what they are, the phases, things to consider, how to find a clinical trial, outcomes and safety.

Transplant Basics: Understanding Transplant and How it Works This webcast will help you learn the basics of marrow and cord blood transplant, HLA matching, and how your doctor searches for a donor. 

Blood and Marrow Transplantation for Sickle Cell Disease This webcast will help you learn more about the basics of a bone marrow transplant and how it can be used to cure sickle cell disease.

Living Now: Taking Care of Yourself
This workshop was designed to educate to patients in regard to taking care of themselves, post-transplant. The session discussed information on each organ system in lay terms by the patient After Care Guide provided through Be The Match, gave tips on staying healthy and also included information on emotional late effects both positive and negative such as finding a new sense of gratitude and purpose in life and PTSD.

Living Now: Post-Transplant Nutrition, One Year and Beyond
This workshop focuses on how dietary considerations can play a positive role with the unique, ongoing health care needs of a transplant recipient one-year post transplant. Our goal is to inform and empower survivors with nutritional guidance that supports a healthy lifestyle and promotes well-being.

Living Now: Sexual Health After Transplant
This workshop was designed to educate patients about sexual health after transplant. The session discusses general sexual functioning following a bone marrow transplant and the impact of graft versus host disease. It also provides information regarding changing roles in relationships and how to talk with your partner.