An Introduction to Post-Transplant Care


The number of cancer survivors is rising, and with it the population of patients who have undergone bone marrow or stem cell transplantation, says Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center post-transplant specialist Christine Iovino, RN. She introduces the main types of care that transplant survivors receive after the procedure: prevention of and surveillance for complications, intervention if complications develop, and coordinated care among post-transplant specialists and primary care providers.