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What is the success rate of a non-cancerous bone marrow transplant?

Good. Transplants for nonmalignant diseases generally have more favorable outcomes, with survival rate of 70-90% if the donor is a matched sibling and 36-65% if the donor is unrelated. Transplants for acute leukemias (eg, all, aml) in remission at the time of transplant have survival rates of 55-68% if the donor is related and 26-50% if the donor is unrelated. Read more...
On match& indication. On cancers use autologous ( same person) bone marrow has excellent take , use of donor( allogenic ) in non cancer diseases like aplastic anemia , thalassemia, & immune system disorders , not as good as autologous due to nature of the disease. Read more...

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. Read more...

I am undergoing a bone marrow transplant next week. What should I expect?

Side effects. There can be many side effects to a bone marrow transplant. These should have been discussed with you by your physician before the transplant starts. The type of side effects that are likely is dependent on the type of transplant you are getting--your own cells or from a donor. Also, the dose and combination of drugs determines the side effects people get. You should talk to your md. Read more...