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Our Approach to Stem Cell Transplant

  • The Stem Cell Transplantation program at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center combines the clinical expertise, focus, and innovation of one of the nation's leading cancer centers with the world-class care and services of one of the nation's leading hospitals. This collaboration enables us to provide superior care and support to our patients and their families.

    Our clinical services

    • Autologous transplant, using your own stem cells.
    • Allogeneic transplant, using stem cells from a family member, unrelated matching donor, or umbilical cord blood.
    • Comprehensive services for related and unrelated donors.
    • Access to our extensive offering of specialized clinical trials.
    • Transplantation for adults over age 60.

    Your treatment team will work closely together to provide the highest standard of patient care. As a patient, you and your family will play an active role in decisions about your treatment plan.

    Our support services

    Our team of stem cell transplant specialists is dedicated to excellent and compassionate care. Throughout your treatment, you and your family will have access to support services and education programs, patient and family resource centers, financial counseling, and short- and long-term housing. A variety of services and complementary programs support your care, including:

    • Pharmacy services
    • Comprehensive donor services, including recruitment, registration, education, search and selection
    • Care coordination
    • Nutrition services
    • Emotional support and counseling services
    • Integrated therapies, such as massage and Reiki
    • Pain management
    • Long-term survivorship support through the Adult Survivorship Program