Transplantation of bone marrow or blood stem cells is a procedure to treat cancerous and non-cancerous diseases. The main diseases treated include:
The BMT process begins with a screening that includes:
We closely follow our patients after transplant through a specialized long-term follow-up clinic. We work in partnership with referring physicians through the process, from pre-transplant evaluation through the transplant itself as well as after the transplant as you return to your hometown doctor.
The Blood and Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) Program at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center offers the full spectrum of transplant types, which include:
These transplants may be conducted in an inpatient setting or in our Outpatient Treatment Unit (OTU) depending on your needs.