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Resource Guide for Bone Marrow/Stem Cell Transplant

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The National Bone Marrow Transplant Link (nbmtLINK) would like to acknowledge the transplant survivors who generously shared their experiences and recommendations, and the other individuals who reviewed and edited sections of this guide’s earlier editions.

The nbmtLINK would also like to acknowledge the editors, reviewers, and nbmtLINK staff who helped update this fourth edition of the Resource Guide:

Editor
Kristen Jones
National Bone Marrow Transplant Link

Managing Editor
Myra Jacobs, MA
National Bone Marrow Transplant Link

Medical Reviewer
Patricia Steele, RN, BSN, CHTC
University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center

Reviewers
Muneer Hyder Abidi, MD
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute,
Wayne State University

Tamara Arnow, MJS
Medicare Rights Foundation

Kari Bailey, MBC
National Marrow Donor Program

Ann Breen, RN, MN, OCN
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center-
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Michelle Burda, MLS
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Jill Van Buskirk, AMLS
National Bone Marrow Transplant Link

Sarah Christensen, MA
Mayo Clinic Cancer Center

Jill Dowdy, MLIS
Mayo Clinic Cancer Center

Katy Fasl, MSW, CHES
National Bone Marrow Transplant Link

Melanie Goldish
SuperSibs!

Marie-Ann Halladay
National Bone Marrow Transplant Link

Sandra A. Mitchell, CRNP, MScN, AOCN
National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute

Melodee Nugent, MA
Center for International Blood and Marrow Research

Sandra K. Ring, MS, CCLS
SuperSibs!

Tiffany Rowe
National Bone Marrow Transplant Link

Carolyn Vannucci
National Foundation for Transplants

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Table of Contents

History

Introduction

Understanding the Process

Preparations for the Transplant

The Transplant

Pediatric Transplants

Emotional Considerations

The Role of Caregiver

Selecting a Caregiver

Costs

Insurance

Financial Aid

Conclusion

Glossary

Resource Listing

Books

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