Upcoming webinar for searching patients and families:
Transplant Basics: Understanding Transplant and How It Works
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
12:00 to 1:00 p.m. CDT
Be The Match Patient Support Center invites you to participate in a free telephone education workshop. You will learn the basic information about bone marrow and cord blood transplant and how to prepare for it.
You will also hear from a transplant recipient and caregiver who will share their transplant experience and provide helpful tips on preparing for transplant. There will also be an opportunity for you to ask questions of our panel of speakers.
There are three ways to register:
Transplant Treatment Journey
Learn about the basics of BMT, clinical trials and strategies for coping throughout the transplant journey. The speaker is Jennifer Gillette, LMSW, Licensed Social Worker at nbmtLINK. This webinar is hosted by nbmtLINK.
Survivorship Plan: What, Why and How
Learn what your doctor includes in your personal survivorship plan and how it can reduce your risk of complications after transplant. The speaker is Linda Burns MD, Vice President, Health Services Research at Be The Match. This webinar is hosted by BMT InfoNet.
Learn about transplant side effects that may impact your sex life, precautions, possible solutions and common misconceptions about sexuality after transplant. The speaker is Sage Bolte PhD, LCSW, OSW-C, from Life with Cancer, a program of the Inova Schar Cancer Institute. This webinar is hosted by the Aplastic Anemia and MDS International Foundation.
Learn tips and tools for reflective writing and creative expression about your blood or marrow transplant (BMT) journey.
Learn about clinical trials, phases, things to consider, how to find one, outcomes and safety considerations. The speaker is Marcie Riches, MD, MS from the University of North Carolina Hospitals. This webinar is hosted by BMT InfoNet. clinical trial, outcomes and safety.
Learn the basics of blood and marrow transplant (BMT), HLA matching, and how your doctor searches for a donor.
Blood and Marrow Transplantation for Sickle Cell Disease
Learn about the basics of BMT and how it can be used to cure sickle cell disease.
Living Now: Taking Care of Yourself
Learn how to take care of yourself after transplant, including tips on staying healthy and the emotional impact of transplant.
Living Now: Post-Transplant Nutrition, One Year and Beyond
Learn how your diet can play a positive role in your recovery 1+ years after transplant.
Living Now: Sexual Health After Transplant
Learn about sexual health after transplant, the impact of graft-versus-host disease, coping with changing relationships and tips for talking with your partner.