Bone Marrow/Stem Cell Transplants

American Cancer Society: Bone Marrow and Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplants - The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service. Learn the basics and read the transplant process at this site.

The Bone Marrow Foundation - The mission of The Bone Marrow Foundation is to improve the quality of life for bone marrow and stem cell transplant patients and their families by providing financial aid, education and emotional support.

BMT InfoNet - Blood & Marrow Transplant Information Network is a not-for-profit organization dedicated exclusively to serving the needs of persons facing a bone marrow, blood stem cell or umbilical cord blood transplant. Here you will find support services, a drug database and more.

Cancer.Net: Understanding Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplantation - This is the patient information Web site of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).

Macmillan Cancer Support: Stem Cell and Bone Marrow Transplants - This UK based organization helps with all the things that people affected by cancer want and need. The basics on transplants and their side effects can be found here.

MedlinePlus: Bone Marrow Transplantation - Developed by the National Library of Medicine, this consumer health site directs the user to selected online resources on many common diseases, conditions, and concerns.
Also in Spanish.

MedlinePlus: Stem Cells - Developed by the National Library of Medicine, this consumer health site directs the user to selected online resources on many common diseases, conditions, and concerns.
Also in Spanish.

National Bone Marrow Transplant Link (nbmtLINK) - The mission of the nbmtLINK is to help patients, as well as their caregivers, families and the health care community meet the many challenges of stem cell transplant by providing vital information and support services. 

National Cancer Institute: Bone Marrow Transplantation and Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplantation -The NCI, established under the National Cancer Act of 1937, is the Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research and training. This informative fact sheet is in question and answer format.

National Cancer Institute: Dictionary of Cancer Terms, Stem Cell transplant - The NCI, established under the National Cancer Act of 1937, is the Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research and training. This link provides basic information on what a stem cell transplant is and provides several images to aid understanding of the process.

NCIcancertopics: Becoming a Blood Stem Cell Donor - Ever considered becoming a bone marrow or blood stem cell donor? Follow this true story of a former NCI employee, Serena Marshall, as she takes you through her blood stem cell donation experience at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center in Bethesda, MD.

National Marrow Donor Program - This resource provides a wealth of information for both patients and donors.
Registry information available in Spanish.


Interactive Tutorials / Videos

Mayo Clinic - Bone Marrow Transplants -This video offers general information on what bone marrow transplantation is.

The New Normal - Bone Marrow Transplant Survivorship - An Emmy-award winning film focusing on Bone Marrow / stem cell transplant survivors. Six clips are avaliable for free on youtube.

October 2013