Your team of doctors will pick which type of transplant is best for you, based on the specifics of your disease. We will also consider other factors like what treatments you have already had and your general health status. Your transplant doctor will discuss all of this with you.
Autologous transplantation can be used to treat a person who is diagnosed with:
- Germ cell tumors (testicular cancer)
Allogeneic transplantation can be used to treat a person who is diagnosed with:
- Acute leukemia
- Amegakaryocytosis or congenital thrombocytopenia
- Aplastic anemia or refractory anemia
- Chronic lymphocytic leukemia
- Familial erythrophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis
- Myelodysplastic syndrome of another myelodysplastic disorder
- Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria
- Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome
Either autologous or allogeneic transplantation may be used to treat people diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, or multiple myeloma, depending on the subtype of disease and how advanced it is.