How old do you have to be to have a bone marrow transplant?

No absolute age. There isn't an absolute age. However, for young children, there are separate pediatric bone marrow transplant programs. Check with a pediatric program in your area for their protocols.
Any age. A bone marrow transplant can be done on infants < 1 year old. There are some upper age limits for elderly patients depending on the type of transplant.

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What is the survival rate of a 73 year old who is done of chemotherapy for 7 days and he is going to have a bone marrow transplant?

Need more informatio. We need to know the Diagnosis (what condition does this patient have? Is it multiple multiple Myeloma or some other blood disorder. Further there are 2 different types of Bone marrow Transplants (BMT): Autologous and Allogeneic....which one is he going to have? Survival is dependent on the diagnosis as well as on the type of BMT.

My friend when she was a 12yr old had bruising all over her, she had to have a bone marrow transplant and a splenectomy. What illness did she have?

Bone marrow disease. Bone marrow transplants are indicated for people who have failure of their own marrow due to cancers such as leukemia, or chemotherapy.

My 7 year old has been diagnosed with fanconi aneamia will a bone marrow transplant cure it? What are the chances of developing cancers? Help

Fanconi anemia. This genetic disorder eventually causes bone marrow failure, and approximately 10% will develop other types of cancers such as leukemia. Bone marrow transplant can prolong life but risk of cancers remains.