Transplants 101: An Introduction to Bone Marrow, Stem Cell and Cord Blood Transplants

An overview of bone marrow, peripheral blood stem cell and cord blood transplantation.

Presented by Richard Maziarz MD, Oregon Health and Science University

Run Time: 52 minute presentation, 25 minutes Q&A

Made possible, in part, by a grant from Sanofi Oncology and Jazz Pharmaceuticals

Dr. Maziarz discusses:

  • different types of transplant
  • history of blood stem cell transplants
  • sources of cells for transplant
  • how stem cells are collected for transplant
  • safety of collection procedure for donors
  • who is eligible for transplant
  • the transplant process
  • potential complications of transplant
  • graft-versus-host disease
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