Screening for Post-Transplant Changes

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The conditioning regimens that patients undergo before transplantation can sometimes damage the organs, bones, and muscles or cause secondary cancers. Patients are carefully screened for these problems at their post-transplant checkups, says Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center post-transplant specialist Christine Iovino, RN. She discusses the specific causes of these problems, how post-transplant teams and other caregivers screen for them, and how each is treated.