bone marrow transplant

Joziah and Aaron Nagao both were born with X-linked lymphoproliferative disease

By uclahealth • March 28, 2022

Matthew Getic recalls how the "bag of magic" saved him

By Denise Heady • September 29, 2020

Richard Hart's journey was not for the faint of heart

By uclahealth • September 22, 2020

“Skye is a Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia, or JMML pediatric cancer survivor,” reveals Talia Savren-McCormick, mother to four-year-old Skye Savren-McCormick.

By uclahealth • December 12, 2019

“It’s been 41 years since my transplant,” recalls 74-year-old John Frey, who was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma when he was 31-years-old. John shared his medical journey during the Celebration of Life 50th Anniversary. “I was stage 4B at the time, and we hoped chemotherapy would be enough to put me [...]

By uclahealth • November 27, 2019

In 2007, a person with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) was considered virtually cured of the disease. Until now, researchers were unable to duplicate the procedure, involving treatment with stem cell transplants, that resulted in the cure. Now, two more patients seem to have reached that critical milestone. Three people reach HIV remission status IciStem is [...]

By uclahealth • July 19, 2019

Medical researchers have had breakthroughs in treating certain types of cancer by bolstering a patient’s immune system. Known as immunotherapy, or biologic therapy, it treats cancer differently than established treatments such as chemotherapy, radiation, bone marrow transplant and surgery. To date, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved [...]

By uclahealth • February 11, 2019

When Piyush Ved and his wife, Swati, [...]

By • November 5, 2018

Stem cell transplants, also known as bone marrow transplants, are used successfully to treat people with life-threatening blood cancers and other [...]

By Denise Heady • September 13, 2018

In 2009 I was told I had hyperthyroidism and began taking meds. Then in December 2011 I was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. By March 2012 I was in remission. I had heart palpitations and tremors but nothing was offered to me but medications. In January 2016 I was told I [...]

By Lulu • August 15, 2018