Coronavirus and cancer

We know it’s a worrying time for people with cancer, we have information to help. If you have symptoms of cancer contact your doctor.

Read our information about coronavirus and cancer

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Stem cell or bone marrow transplants

You have a transplant after high dose chemotherapy and sometimes radiotherapy. The transplant is sometimes called a stem cell or bone marrow rescue.

What is a stem cell or bone marrow transplant?

Find out what a stem cell or bone marrow transplant is and how they work. 

Types of transplant

Read about the different types of transplant for ALL. 

Collecting stem cells

For ALL, stem cells are usually collected from someone else (a donor). Find out more about this process.

Having a transplant

What happens when you have a bone marrow or stem cell transplant.

Side effects of a transplant

Find out about the possible side effects of having a stem cell or bone marrow transplant for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL). 

Who can donate stem cells or bone marrow

Find out who can be a stem cell or bone marrow donor and how you can donate.

Last reviewed: 
30 Jul 2018

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