On Cancer: Blood & Marrow Stem Cell Transplantation

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Feature

Christina’s Story: Why I Donated Stem Cells to Someone I’ve Never Met

An MSK project manager shares her experiences as a stem cell donor.

Marcel van den Brink, Christina Muggeo, Mary Muggeo (Christina's mom), Bob Muggeo (Christina's dad), and James Kirkland (DKMS Content Strategist)

Finding

Some People Who Need a Bone Marrow Transplant Will Never Find a Donor — and What Can Be Done about It

MSK researchers say other options, such as cord blood transplants, can greatly expand access to transplantation for people without a matched adult donor.

Drawing of several people of different races

Finding

Gut Microbes May Protect People Having Bone Marrow Transplants

For the first time, researchers have found an association between the makeup of the microorganisms in the body before a bone marrow transplant and a patient’s survival afterward.

Jonathan Peled speaks during a press conference

Feature

Survivor Reflects on Treatment and Life after Cancer — On the Page

Meet author Amy Blumenfeld, whose experience as a pediatric patient at Memorial Sloan Kettering inspired her first novel, The Cast.

Amy Blumfeld and her family

Event

Blood and Marrow Transplant Thrivers Come Together for MSK's 23rd Annual Celebration

The Thrivers event at Memorial Sloan Kettering celebrates Bone Marrow Transplant recipients on their return to health.

Family at BMT event

Q & A

Cord Blood Transplants Provide an Opportunity for a Cure from Blood Cancer

Juliet Barker, Director of Memorial Sloan Kettering's Cord Blood Transplant Program, discusses MSK's expertise in cord blood transplantation.

Transplant specialist Juliet Barker

Q & A

The Science of Eating Well: MSK Research Focuses on Nutrition after a Stem Cell Transplant

Learn about how nutrition experts are helping people with cancer maintain a healthy diet both during and after treatment.

Man’s hands washing salad greens in a sink

In Brief

Gut Microbes Help Feed a Regrowing Immune System after Bone Marrow Transplant

A study conducted in mice suggests the value of healthy gut flora in people receiving a bone marrow transplant.

side-by-side bone marrow slides showing different levels of immune cell growth