Being diagnosed with blood cancer or blood disease can be a stressful and worrying time for both you and your loved ones. Many people become anxious about an uncertain future, but others can feel a sense of relief that their recent health problems have been recognised and treatment can start. Everybody reacts to this news in their own way and it can take some people longer than others to come to terms with their situation.
You might have had a recent diagnosis and you’re now looking for information about different treatments. You may be a concerned partner, family member or friend who is trying to plan ahead for the future. No matter what your situation, we are here to help and answer your questions about stem cell transplants.
The good news is that there are treatments for blood cancers and diseases that can ease your symptoms and prevent your condition progressing. However, if they are unsuccessful or if your medical team decides it is best, they will discuss the option of you having a stem cell transplant.
This section focuses on some of the more common types of blood cancers and diseases. It will give you a better understanding of your situation and hopefully answer some of your most important questions including: