Two-time transplant survivor, Justin Regan, describes his journey from being an oncology nurse caring for cancer patients, to becoming a cancer and transplant patient himself.
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Patients who undergo an allogeneic stem cell transplant (a transplant using donor stem cells) have an increased risk of additional medical problems long-term. Learn how to detect and prevent long-term and late complications after transplant.
Este video describe posibles complicaciones tardías o a largo plazo después de un trasplante alogénico, cómo reducir el riesgo de desarrollar complicaciones y cuáles son algunas opciones de tratamiento.
An autologous stem cell transplant, a transplant that uses your own cells, is a common treatment for patients with multiple myeloma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Sometimes called a "stem cell rescue" this treatment can cure or extend the life of many patients.
Un trasplante autólogo de células madre, un trasplante que usa sus propias células, es un tratamiento común para pacientes con mieloma múltiple y linfoma no-Hodgkin. A veces llamado "rescate de células madre", este tratamiento puede curar o prolongar la vida de muchos pacientes.
CAR T-cell therapy is a new treatment option for patients with multiple myeloma. Learn about the CAR T-cell products available, their effectiveness and potential side effects.
CAR T-cell therapy is a new form of treatment for patients diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia that has shown promising results. Learn who is a candidate for CAR T-cell therapy, the steps involved and potential side effects and outcomes/
Learn how CAR T-cell therapy can help patients with an aggressive lymphoma that is not cured by standard chemotherapy.
La terapia de células CAR T es un nuevo enfoque para tratar ciertos tipos de linfoma, mieloma múltiple y leucemia linfoblástica aguda que no han respondido a dos tipos de tratamiento anteriores
Learn how outcomes for older adults considering a stem cell transplant or CAR T-cell therapy can be optimized with programs that address their unique medical and psychosocial needs.
Secondary cancers can occur after a bone marrow or stem cell transplant. Learn who's at risk, what type of cancers may occur and recommended screenings to catch cancers early.
A variety of skin problems can develop after a bone marrow or stem cell transplant. Learn how to prevent and treat them.
Cardiovascular problems can occur after a stem cell transplant. Learn which ones are common and what you can do to reduce the risk of developing heart and vascular problems.
Infections are common early after transplant while a patient's immune system is compromised. Learn how to reduce the risk of developing a serious infection after transplant.
Las infecciones son comunes poco después del trasplante mientras el sistema inmunológico del paciente está comprometido. Aprenda cómo reducir el riesgo de desarrollar una infección grave después del trasplante.
Graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) is a common complication after a bone marrow or stem cell transplant that uses donor cells (allogeneic transplant). Learn about the two types of GVHD, organs they affect, and therapies available to prevent and treat GVHD.
La Enfermedad de Injerto contra Huésped (EICH) es una complicación común después de un trasplante de médula ósea o de células madre que utiliza células de un donante (trasplante alogénico). Conozca qué órganos suele afectar y las opciones de tratamiento.
Graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) is a common complication after a bone marrow or stem cell transplant using donor cells (allogeneic transplant) and can be difficult to treat. Learn about new therapies to prevent and treat GVHD.
Este video informa acerca de los avances en la prevención y el tratamiento de la enfermedad de injerto contra huésped aguda y crónica, así como sobre las drogas que han sido aprobadas por el FDA y algunos ensayos clínicos que se están desarrollando actualmente.
Family caregivers for patients with graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) deal with physical and emotional challenges that are often overlooked by family, friends and healthcare providers. Five steps can help caregivers build resilience for the GHVD "journey".
Graft-versus-host disease of the GI tract and liver are common after a bone marrow or stem cell transplant using donor cells, Learn the signs, symptoms and treatment options for GI and liver GVHD.
Learn how graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) can affect the skin, hair, and nail, and treatment options available to relieve symptoms.
Graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) often affects the eyes after a stem cell transplant using donor cells. Learn the symptoms of ocular GVHD and how to prevent and treat them.
Dry mouth, mouth sores, reduced saliva production and changes in taste often occur after a stem cell transplant, particularly in patients who have graft-versus-host disease. Learn how to treat these oral complications.
Graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) often affects the genitals in both women and men after a bone marrow or stem cell cell transplant that uses donor cells (allogeneic transplant). Learn about the symptoms and effective treatments for genital GVHD.
After a stem cell transplant, a variety of breathing problems may develop may occur, including graft-verus-host disease in the lungs. Learn the symptoms and what you can do to maintain healthy lungs after transplant.
People who have had a stem cell transplant have a higher risk of osteoporosis and bone fractures than the general population. Learn what you can do to protect against bone fractures after transplant.
Some people experience nerve damage, called peripheral neuropathy, after a stem cell transplant. Learn what causes peripheral neuropathy and how it is treated.
Many people report changes in the way they think and process information after a bone marrow transplant. Learn why these changes occur, how long they typically last and strategies you can use to function despite these changes.
Chemotherapy, steroids and some of the anti-infective medications that patients receive during a stem cell transplant can affect how the brain functions. Learn which drugs cause problems and what to do about it.
Learn how cancer and transplant contribute to chronic fatigue, and effective strategies to reduce transplant-related fatigue.
After a bone marrow or stem cell transplant, it takes time to rebuild strength and stamina. Watch demonstrations of exercises that transplant recipients can do at home to reduce fatigue and build stamina and strength.
Sexual difficulties are common after a bone marrow or stem cell transplant. Learn how to treat the causes and improve sexual health after transplant.
Las dificultades sexuales son comunes después de un trasplante de médula ósea o de células madre. Aprenda cómo tratar las causas y mejorar la salud sexual después del trasplante.
Sexual difficulties, such as erectile dysfunction, are often experienced by men after a stem cell transplant. A number of factors can contribute to sexual problems, both medical and psychological. Both can be addressed to improve sexual health.
Los problemas sexuales ocurren frecuentemente después de un trasplante de células madre. Infórmese sobre los tratamientos para las dificultades sexuales, así como sobre las formas de preservar la fertilidad después del trasplante.
After a stem cell transplant, eating can be difficult. Learn how to manage various eating difficulties, and how your diet can affect the risk of developing certain health problems long-term.
Herbs and supplements, although popular, can often interact with medications transplant and CAR T-cell patients are taking. Learn why talking with your doctor first before starting an herbal remedy or dietary supplement is important.
The use of medical marijuana is common among transplant recipients to manage a variety of symptoms. However, it can interact with some of the medications transplant patients typically take, reducing their effectiveness. Discussing its use with your transplant physician is important before using medical marijuana.
A stem cell transplant is often used to treat patients with multiple myeloma. Maintenance therapy after transplant can prolong the remission and extend at patient's life.
Learn what is currently known about the value of additional treatment or "maintenance therapy" after a stem cell transplant for acute myeloid leukemia (AML).
A stem cell transplant can affect the level of glucose in the blood, contributing to diabetes. Learn how to detect and control blood sugar changes after transplant.
Infertility is a common and stressful side effect of a stem cell transplant. There are options you can consider before and after transplant that may enable you to build a family.
Learn how to choose a health insurance plan that minimizes your costs; how to pay down medical debt, use budgeting tools to help manage bill payments and how to negotiate with creditors.
Learn about new guidelines and tools to help transplant recipients successfully return to work.