How do bone marrow transplants work?
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How do bone marrow transplants work?

Kirsty Devine Paediatric haematology nurse specialist, Great North Children’s Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne

Bone marrow transplantation is complicated and children who have it need support and follow up

Bone marrow transplantation (BMT), or haematopoietic stem cell transplantation, has been used for many years to cure immunological and haematological disorders, and more recently solid tumour cancers (Simpson and Dazzi 2019).

Nursing Children and Young People. 33, 3, 9-9. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.33.3.9.s4

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