Dr. Mallikarjun Kalashetty explains what is bone marrow transplant? Who needs it?
Dr. Mallikarjun Kalashetty explains What are the steps involved in a bone marrow transplant
A bone marrow transplant also called stem cell transplant is a procedure that infuses healthy blood-forming stem cells in another person body to replace damaged or diseased bone marrow. Stem cell transplants are reserved for patients with life-threatening diseases whose blood, bone marrow, or immune system is compromised. Deciding whether you should agree to get a stem cell transplant can be overwhelming. Here are a few things to consider to help you make that decision.
Blood cancers are the cancers arising from blood cells, they affect the production and function of normal blood cells namely red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. Blood cancers differ from other cancers arising from solid organs in their origin, symptomatology, diagnosis and treatment.