Some patients decide to change from one transplant center to another. If you decide to change to another transplant center, it is best to do so early in the donor search process. Changing later may cause delays. A new transplant center may need to re-test you and any potential donors.
Before you change transplant centers:
- Make sure your health care plan covers the new transplant center. Check on this before you make the transfer.
- Call the new transplant center. Make sure that the new transplant center will accept you as a patient. All transplant centers have guidelines that define which patients they will accept. Some of these guidelines can be found in a transplant center's listing (view a listing of U.S. transplant centers by state).
- Find out whether you need to make an appointment. Some transplant centers will want you to come in for an appointment before accepting you as a patient.
- See a list of U.S. transplant centers by state
- Search transplant centers by details such as diagnoses and patient age groups treated, using an advanced search
- See a list of international NMDP* transplant centers
*The National Marrow Donor Program® (NMDP) has transplant centers in the U.S. and around the world. The NMDP also operates Be The Match®.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has patient survival and transplant data for transplants performed in the U.S., including overall patient survival for specific diseases.
BMT InfoNet offers information and emotional support to transplant patients and their families, including information about transplants using cells from a related donor or using cells collected from the patient (autologous transplants).