The transplant process is a complex one and is designed specifically for each patient. A stem cell transplant can be a difficult treatment for children -- and their families -- to go through. Transplants are associated with risks that include graft rejection, graft vs. host disease and infection. The advanced, compassionate care provided by our dedicated team of physicians and nurses helps ensure the best possible outcome for our young transplant patients.
Our state-of-the-art inpatient unit is completely HEPA filtered, screening out any infections that might harm a child who is recovering from chemotherapy and transplant. At the same time, the unit is child- and family-friendly, providing guest beds as well as activities for patients to enjoy while they recover.
The stem cell transplant process generally includes: