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Resource Guide for Bone Marrow/Stem Cell Transplant

Selecting a Caregiver

The most important consideration in selecting a caregiver is to make sure that your primary caregiver is someone you feel comfortable with and is someone who cares deeply for you. Other things you may wish to consider include whether or not the caregiver will feel comfortable in a hospital environment. Most SCT units have workshops to train caregivers in necessary skills and are also able to provide additional help with certain tasks for those who need it.

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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

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