Blood and Marrow Transplant Program
The Blood and Marrow Transplant Program was one of the pioneers in pediatric bone marrow transplantation, with the first transplant performed in 1980. The program is one of the largest in the U.S. utilizing unrelated individuals or mismatched family members as donors.
Having performed more than 1,000 transplants, the experienced team focuses on translational research to provide a solid foundation for the most advanced care.
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The BMT Program is internationally recognized for its expertise in both autologous and allogeneic transplantation, including unrelated donor blood and marrow transplants. It also is recognized for expertise in providing medical and transplant care to children and young adults with severe aplastic anemia and their capability for treating cancer in children.
The team coordinates all aspects of care and treatment, from the initial phone call to post transplant and outpatient transition. The team has ongoing contact with the referring physician and a team member is available 24/7 to answer questions.
The goal of the program is to provide a bone marrow transplant to any child who needs one.
Specialties include, but are not limited to:
- Acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL).
- Acute myeloid leukemia (AML).
- Chronic myeloid leukemia (CML).
- Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH).
- Matched sibling donor transplants.
- Mismatched family member transplants (including parent to child).
- Primary immunodeficiencies.
- Severe aplastic anemia (SAA).
- Sickle cell anemia.
- Unrelated donor transplants.
|The Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin is accredited by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy.|
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