There are many resources online for learning about blood and marrow transplant (BMT). Health educators at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) Patient and Family Resource Center have put together a list of trusted sources to help you get started.
Whether you are newly diagnosed, going through treatment or know someone with cancer, our staff can offer personalized resources and answer questions about support options in the community.
The National Marrow Donor Program’s website, Be the Match, includes many articles, videos and other resources for patients and caregivers about bone marrow and cord blood transplant. Information is available in Spanish, too. From the National Marrow Donor Program.
A broad overview of stem cells, including why they are used, the types of cells used and what a transplant is like. In-depth advice for both patients and caregivers, ranging from tips to help you stay healthy during treatment to finding local support and resources. From the American Cancer Society.
A variety of free resources for patients, including a 48-page guide, videos, 3D models that demonstrate procedures and more. From the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.