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Welcome and thank you for visiting Transplant Creations patient information website.
During your visit you will be informed about stem cell  transplantation in general, as treatment for cancer and about reduced intensity conditioning autologous and/or allogeneic hematopoietic progenitor cell  transplantation for treatment of cancer as part of initial therapy. Our program was started in 2000 for metastatic breast cancer and expanded in 2005 to lymph node positive breast cancer; in 2007 a program for stage II-III breast cancer was announced.
In 2002 the program was also expanded to leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma or Kahler's disease and neuroblastoma. In 2012 we dedicated time to develop an integratable disease option for multiple myeloma.

Reduced intensity conditioning transplants are transplants with cells from bone marrow, peripheral blood or cord blood, that are characterized by preparative (conditioning) regimens and transplant procedures which are more patient friendly and contain better quality of life during treatment than conventional high dose or myeloablative transplants.

Stem cells for hematopoietic cell transplantation can be derived from your own (autologous) bone marrow or from the bone marrow of a donor (allogeneic). Stem cells from bone marrow can be mobilized into the peripheral blood by chemotherapy and/or growth factors.

To accomplish this type of treatment successfully and fight your disease best several critical criteria that are not transplant or disease related will also need to be fulfilled. These include timely diagnosis, timely referral, timely treatment by an experienced team.

Click Bone MarrowTransplant Survey and inform yourself what to discuss with your doctor, or contact us for advice.

Click on the presentation hereunder for information
about our early stage disease program or visit the programs page.

You can download and read the presentation using Acrobat Reader.
If you do not have Acrobat Reader click here to download the free software first, follow the instructions, then click on pdf to download the presentation

The terminology used in transplantation is difficult. You can use (print) the Glossary of Words to help you understand the terminology.

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