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Bone Marrow Transplantation

Patient Frequently Asked Questions: Bone Marrow and Cord Blood Transplants

Find answers to questions about bone marrow and cord blood transplants (BMT) used to treat patients with life-threatening blood, immune system or genetic disorders.

Review Date: March 17, 2011

Be The Match®

Be The Match Bone Marrow Registry

When you join the Be The Match Registry®, you are taking the first step to save a life. Learn what to expect when you join the registry so you feel comfortable with your decision.

Review Date: March 17, 2011

Be The Match®

Bone Marrow and Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplant

This page is a review of bone marrow transplants and other types of stem cell transplants that are used to treat cancer.

Review Date: January 14, 2013

American Cancer Society

Bone Marrow and Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplantation

This fact sheet explains the procedures, risks and benefits of two types of transplantations used with high-dose chemotherapy.

Review Date: January 14, 2013

NIH National Cancer Institute

Bone Marrow Transplant Centers

Find a list of bone marrow transplant centers in each state that provide treatment for some patients diagnosed with blood disorders, autoimmune diseases, and other diseases.

Review Date: December 17, 2012

Bone Marrow Foundation

Common Questions: Bone Marrow/Stem Cell Transplants

This page provides answers to common questions asked by people who are considering stem cell transplants.

Review Date: January 14, 2013

National Bone Marrow Transplant Link

Financial Aid for Patients

The Bone Marrow Foundation’s Patient Aid Program lessens the burden of transplant-related expenses, offering direct financial assistance. Learn about the program.

Review Date: December 20, 2012

Bone Marrow Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About Marrow/Stem Cell Donations

This article answers frequently asked questions about marrow/stem cell donation.

Review Date: January 14, 2013

Asian American Donor Program

Fundraising for Transplant Patients

If you are a transplant patient— solid organ, bone marrow or stem cell, NTAF is available to help you raise funds in your community to pay for uninsured medical expenses related to your care.

Review Date: January 14, 2013

HelpHOPELive

Help with Finances and Insurance: Blood Stem Cell Transplants

A blood stem cell transplant is an expensive medical procedure. Before your transplant, you should consider developing a financial plan. This article provides a link to guide you.

Review Date: January 14, 2013

Blood & Marrow Transplant Information Network

How the NMDP Helps Patients

Find out how the National Marrow Donor Program® (NMDP) can connect patients and their families to services they need from diagnosis through survivorship.

Review Date: February 08, 2013

Be The Match®

Insurance and Transplant Coverage Information

Every insurance company pays for the transplant process in different ways. It is very important to find out early what transplant expenses are covered. This page provides some steps you can take to learn about your insurance coverage.

Review Date: February 08, 2013

Be The Match®

Myths & Facts About Bone Marrow Donation

Learn six facts about bone marrow donation to help you make an informed decision about joining the Be The Match Registry.

Review Date: February 08, 2013

Be The Match®

Organizations that Can Help: A Searchable Directory

This directory of organizations provides information on education and assistance for patients and family members of those in need of bone marrow transplants.

Review Date: February 08, 2013

Be The Match®

Support for Bone Marrow/Stem Cell Transplant Survivors

Find supportive programs and services for bone marrow transplant patients and their families, including telephone support groups and peer support for patients and caregivers.

Review Date: January 14, 2013

National Bone Marrow Transplant Link