On Cancer: Blood & Marrow Stem Cell Transplantation

and/or

48 Blog posts found

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

In The Clinic

Proof that Fecal Transplants Can Restore a Gut’s Natural Balance of Microbes

A clinical trial at MSK has shown that fecal transplants are safe in people who have had stem cell or bone marrow transplants.

Ying Taur

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

Feature

Keeping the Torch Lit: How One MSK Patient Overcame Two Cancers to Fulfill an Olympic Dream

Meet Seun, who never gave up on his Olympic dream after undergoing cancer treatment at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

Seun Adebiyi

In the Lab

Prostate Cancer Drug Could Protect Bone Marrow from Damage Caused by Radiation

Researchers are working on a novel method for addressing a common complication of cancer treatment — bone marrow suppression.

Cross sections of mouse femurs showing bone marrow after radiation and no drug (left) and after radiation plus drug (right).

Feature

4 Inspiring MSK Patients We Met This Year

Catch up with some of the patients we got to know in 2017.

Family of four posing on the boardwalk at the beach

Event

Thriving after Blood and Marrow Transplants: MSK’s 22nd Annual Celebration

Learn about MSK's 22nd annual Celebration for Blood and Marrow Transplant Survivors/Thrivers.

Robin Roberts and MSK's Sergio Giralt