If you are diagnosed with leukemia, a bone marrow or cord blood transplant (also called a BMT) may be a treatment option for you. A transplant may also be a treatment option for certain immune system and genetic disorders. The diseases listed below are those that may be treated by a bone marrow or cord blood transplant.
The list includes diagnoses for which transplant is a standard treatment as well as diagnoses for which the role of transplant is a newer option. To learn more about your disease here or through disease-specific organizations, see the links below.
Leukemias and lymphomas, including:
Multiple myeloma and other plasma cell disorders
Severe aplastic anemia and other marrow failure states, including:
- Severe aplastic anemia
- Fanconi anemia
- Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH)
- Pure red cell aplasia
- Amegakaryocytosis / congenital thrombocytopenia
SCID and other inherited immune system disorders, including:
Hurler's syndrome and other inherited metabolic disorders, including:
Myelodysplastic and myeloproliferative disorders, including:
- Refractory anemia (all types)
- Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia
- Agnogenic myeloid metaplasia (myelofibrosis)
Familial erythrophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis and other histiocytic disorders
To learn more about childhood leukemias and other childhood cancers, visit the National Cancer Institute Web site at www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/childhoodcancers.
Be The Match®
has a team dedicated to supporting patients, caregivers, family members and friends — from diagnosis through survivorship. Our patient services coordinators offer confidential one-on-one support and financial guidance. We can help you find the information you need to make informed decisions about your treatments for your disease, including marrow and cord blood transplants
. We also offer free educational resources — DVDs, booklets, online tools, and more. Our goal is to help you get what you need, when you need it.
Our patient services coordinators are available Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central time.
- Inside the United States, call 1 (888) 999-6743. This call is toll-free in the United States.
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