What is Bone Marrow Transplant?

Category: Surgeries


A bone marrow transplant is a type of hemopoietic stem cell transplant that delivers healthy bone marrow stem cells into the patient to replace bone marrow. The marrow can be from the patient (autologous) or from a donor (allogeneic).

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Acute myeloid leukemia 1 0
Aplastic anemia 1 0
Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma 1 1
Myelodysplastic syndrome 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 1
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Bone Marrow Transplant

Side effect Patients Percentage
Decreased appetite 1
Graft versus host disease 1


Stopped having Bone Marrow Transplant

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 4
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 0
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Bone Marrow Transplant.