Patient and Family Education

Understanding Blood and Marrow Transplants:
An educational section dedicated to patients and families

Your Blood or Marrow Transplant

Understanding the Disease

Who needs a blood or marrow transplant? Visit this section to read about the diseases treated with transplant.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Find answers to commonly asked questions during the first month home from the hospital after transplant. 

Current Protocols

Browse a list of studies that PBMTC centers are currently participating in.

Medical Disclaimer

The information on the website is intended to introduce you to some of the medical procedures and treatments which you/your child may receive when undergoing a hematopoietic progenitor cell transplant. The information on the website provides general guidelines but cannot replace the recommendations of your primary medical team. Specific patient care treatment options and procedures are the prerogative of each patient and their medical care team. You are encouraged to discuss any concerns or questions you have with your medical care team. Although every attempt has been made to post information that is clear and accurate, no guarantee is made to the reliability, completeness, relevancy, accuracy, or timeliness of the content. No liability is assumed by the Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium for any damages resulting from use or access to information posted on this website.