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.
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.
Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia (JMML) for Parents
Learn about this rare type of cancer, which usually affects kids under 4 years old.
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.