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  • Stem Cell Transplants for Teens

    Stem cells can develop into cells with different skills, so they're useful in treating diseases like cancer.

  • Stem Cell Transplants for Parents

    Stem cells help rebuild a weakened immune system. Stem cell transplants are effective treatments for a wide range of diseases, including cancer.

  • Words to Know: Transplants for Parents

    Easy-to-understand definitions of some key transplant terms.

  • Cord Blood Banking for Parents

    Should you bank your newborn's cord blood? This article can help you decide.

  • Aplastic Anemia for Parents

    Aplastic anemia happens when the body can't make enough blood cells. A person can develop anemia, infections, and bleeding. Treatments can help with most kinds of aplastic anemia.

  • Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia (JMML) for Parents

    Learn about this rare type of cancer, which usually affects kids under 4 years old.

  • Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML) for Parents

    While this type of blood cancer is more common in adults, it affects children, too. Thanks to advances in therapy, most kids with CML can be cured.

  • Severe Combined Immunodeficiency for Parents

    Severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) is an immune deficiency that can be successfully treated if it's found early.

  • Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) for Parents

    Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is the most common type of childhood cancer. Because it develops and gets worse quickly, prompt treatment is very important. With treatment, most kids are cured.

  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) for Parents

    Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) happens when the body makes too many immature white blood cells. Among kids with leukemia, 20% have this type. With treatment, most recover.