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Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant

Contact Information
SingHealth Duke-NUS Transplant Centre
National Heart Centre Singapore, Level 7
5 Hospital Drive
Singapore 169609
+65 6312 2720


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Overview of Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant

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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