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Treatment of GVHD

Treatment for graft versus host disease (GVHD) depends on a number of factors.These including what type of GVHD you have and where you have it. Understanding more about your treatment can be helpful when coping with this transplant complication.

Treatment for acute GVHD

Your doctor assesses your GVHD to decide on treatment. Treatment aims to manage your symptoms as well as treating  the GVHD itself.

Treatment for chronic GVHD

Your treatment will depend on how bad your chronic graft versus host disease (GVHD) is and which part or parts of your body are affected.

Drugs used for treating GVHD

Read about the different drugs used to treat graft versus host disease (GVHD) and find out how they work.

Last reviewed: 
27 Feb 2014

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