Our experienced blood and marrow transplant team is by your side
Having cared for hundreds of blood and marrow transplant patients, our experienced team is by each patient’s side throughout the entire transplantation process, anticipating needs, answering all questions, linking to appropriate resources and providing physical, emotional and spiritual support. Every patient receives a detailed manual that covers every aspect of the type of transplant he or she is receiving.
Baylor Scott & White Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center – Dallas offers a variety of educational and support classes to help blood and marrow transplant patients throughout their journey. After transplant, a long-term care follow-up team will work with each patient and his or her family to provide lifelong care and support.
A blood and marrow transplant is a multi-phased treatment that can span several months from beginning to end
- Initial assessment and consultation
- Treatment planning
- Preparing for the transplant
- Preparing the patient
- Undergoing the transplant
- Engraftment process
The first step for most blood and marrow transplant patients is an initial assessment and consultation with a transplant oncologist on the medical staff at Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health who specializes in the treatment of blood cancers with stem cell transplantation. The Dallas oncologist will complete a comprehensive assessment and recommend treatment options.
The patient and his or her caregiver and/or family will also meet with a transplant nurse and a patient access services representative who will discuss financial aspects of the blood and marrow transplant.
Potential patients are given a packet of transplant information to take home.