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About blood and marrow transplantsAAbout blood and marrow transplantsAbout blood and marrow transplantsEnglishHaematology;Immunology;OncologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodyImmune systemNAAdult (19+)NA2010-02-12T05:00:00ZJohn Doyle, MD, FRCPC, FAAPChristine Armstrong, RN, MScN, NP Peds8.0000000000000067.0000000000000245.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Learn about blood and marrow transplants (BMT), the reasons for BMT, how the marrow and immune system work, and the BMT health-care team.</p><p>Learning that your child needs a blood and marrow transplant (BMT) is distressing. Along with dealing with your child’s illness and treatment, you may feel overwhelmed with the complex information you need to learn over a short period of time. For example, you want to understand how the transplant works, the types of medicines your child has to take, and the various medical procedures involved. For most families, coping with a child’s disease and treatment will be the most challenging experience they have to face.</p><h2>Key points</h2><ul><li>Each year in Canada, approximately 200 children undergo a blood and marrow transplant.</li><li>There are two types of BMT, allogeneic stem cell transplant and autologous stem cell transplant.</li></ul>
Au sujet des greffes de sang et de moelle osseuseAAu sujet des greffes de sang et de moelle osseuseAbout blood and marrow transplantsFrenchHaematology;Immunology;OncologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodyImmune systemNAAdult (19+)NA2010-02-12T05:00:00ZJohn Doyle, MD, FRCPC, FAAPChristine Armstrong, RN, MScN, NP Peds8.0000000000000067.0000000000000245.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Apprendrez davantage sur les greffes de sang et de moelle osseuse (GSM), les motifs des GSM, le fonctionnement de la moelle osseuse et du système immunitaire, et l’équipe soignante des GSM. </p><p>Le fait d’apprendre que votre enfant a besoin d’une greffe de sang et de moelle osseuse (GSM) est bouleversant. En plus de composer avec la maladie et les traitements de votre enfant, vous pourriez vous sentir dépassé par les renseignements complexes que vous apprenez en très peu de temps. Par exemple, vous voulez comprendre comment fonctionne la greffe, les types de médicaments que votre enfant doit prendre et les diverses procédures médicales en cause. Pour la plupart des familles, l’adaptation à la maladie et aux traitements de l’enfant sera l’expérience la plus difficile qu’elles auront à vivre. </p><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul><li>Chaque année, au Canada, environ 200 enfants subissent une greffe de sang et de moelle osseuse.</li> <li>Il y a deux types de greffes : les greffes de cellules souches allogéniques et les greffes de cellules souches autologues.</li></ul>

 

 

About blood and marrow transplants1510.00000000000About blood and marrow transplantsAbout blood and marrow transplantsAEnglishHaematology;Immunology;OncologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodyImmune systemNAAdult (19+)NA2010-02-12T05:00:00ZJohn Doyle, MD, FRCPC, FAAPChristine Armstrong, RN, MScN, NP Peds8.0000000000000067.0000000000000245.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Learn about blood and marrow transplants (BMT), the reasons for BMT, how the marrow and immune system work, and the BMT health-care team.</p><p>Learning that your child needs a blood and marrow transplant (BMT) is distressing. Along with dealing with your child’s illness and treatment, you may feel overwhelmed with the complex information you need to learn over a short period of time. For example, you want to understand how the transplant works, the types of medicines your child has to take, and the various medical procedures involved. For most families, coping with a child’s disease and treatment will be the most challenging experience they have to face.</p><h2>Key points</h2><ul><li>Each year in Canada, approximately 200 children undergo a blood and marrow transplant.</li><li>There are two types of BMT, allogeneic stem cell transplant and autologous stem cell transplant.</li></ul> <p>Each year, close to 200 children undergo a BMT in Canada. As procedures and ability to find matching donors improve, transplants are becoming a better treatment option for more and more people. Many will survive and continue to live long and healthy lives.</p><p>There are two types of BMT:</p><ul><li>Allogeneic stem cells transplants. In this type of transplant, your child receives stem cells from a donor. In many cases, the donor is often a related family member, such as a sibling.</li><li>Autologous stem cell transplant. In this transplant, your child donates his own blood stem cells.</li></ul><p>This section of the BMT resource centre will help explain how the bone marrow and immune system works, reasons for a BMT and where doctors obtain blood stem cells for the transplant. We also introduce the members of your child’s BMT health care team. Together, they will be working hard to give your child the best possible care.</p>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/about_blood_and_marrow_transplants.jpgAbout blood and marrow transplantsFalse

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