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Transplants

When you have high dose chemotherapy, it destroys the cancer cells in the body but also damages the stem cells that make blood cells in the bone marrow. So after this intensive treatment the nurse gives you stem cells or bone marrow back into your bloodstream.

Stem cell transplant

You might have a stem cell transplant as part of your treatment for non Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). Find out more about this treatment.

Bone marrow transplant

You might have a bone marrow transplant as part of your treatment for non Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). Find out more about this treatment.

Having a transplant

See how you have high dose chemotherapy and whole body radiotherapy along with a stem cell or bone marrow transplant.

Side effects of bone marrow or stem cell transplants

Find out more about the side effects of high dose chemotherapy, whole body radiotherapy and stem cell or bone marrow transplants.

Who can donate stem cells or bone marrow

Find out who can be a stem cell or bone marrow donor, and how to register.

After a transplant

It takes a long time to get over intensive treatment such as a stem cell or bone marrow transplant. You might need to make adjustments in various parts of your life.

Last reviewed: 
02 Sep 2014

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