When does a patient require a haematopoietic stem cell transplant?
A stem cell transplant (which includes blood and bone marrow) is used to increase the possibility of cure or remission for people suffering from blood cancers or disorders.
Type of blood cancers and disorders: • Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML) • Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL) • Multiple Myeloma (MM)• Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (CML) • Hodgkin's Disease (HL) • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphomas (NHL) • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL) • Aplastic Anaemia • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Others such as multiple sclerosis, autoimmune conditions, some solid organ cancers, immunodeficiency, Thalassaemia and inborn error of metabolism in children.
Eligibility for transplant
After patients are referred to a transplant physician, they will undergo a series of assessments to ensure that they are suitable for transplant.
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