Following transplant, many survivors experience complications. These might include infections, graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) or side effects of treatment. Complications can range from mild to life-threatening. Working with your doctors and being proactive about your health care can help minimize complications by catching and treating them early.
Infections - After a bone marrow or cord blood transplant, it may take a year or more for your immune system to recover. Learn what you can do to prevent infection, recognize early warning signs, and act quickly to get treatment.
Graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) - Graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) is a common side effect of an allogeneic bone marrow or cord blood transplant. Learn more about GVHD.
Side Effects of Treatment - After a bone marrow or cord blood transplant, your recovery will take many months. Learn more about what steps you can take to help deal with the side effects.