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  • Chronic GVHD Clinical Trials: Promising research, could it be an option for me?
    Chronic GVHD Clinical Trials: Promising research, could it be an option for me? If you’re interested in new, promising treatments for chronic graft-versus-host disease (GVHD), you’re not alone. Throug …
  • Eating well after transplant: Expert tips for you
    Good nutrition is a key part of gaining strength after transplant. But transplant changes things. Nutritional needs and tastes may change, sometimes making it hard to eat healthy. This can especi …
  • ‘Take one day at a time’
    Lorayne’s journey through AML diagnosis, treatment and recovery It was Monday, Oct. 17, 2011. Lorayne had just dismissed her class of kindergartners for the day when the school office told her s …
  • What’s “normal” after BMT?
    You may have heard the phrase, “Tell your doctor if you notice anything new or unusual after transplant.” Well, what do you do if everything feels new or unusual? For many people, it’s hard to know wh …
  • Sharing your story after transplant
    In 2005, Ted was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Throughout his journey, he wrote in on his CaringBridge® website to keep his family and friends updated. Years later, those journal …
  • An unexpected bond
    Latral Latral always knew helping others was her calling, which explains her 20 years of experience in the medical field. She is the head dialysis technician at Virginia Commonwealth University Health …
  • Hearst Foundations award $200,000 grant to support the Amy Program
    Hearst Foundations award $200,000 grant to support the Amy Program Be The Match® is thrilled to be the recipient of a $200,000 grant from the Hearst Foundations, awarded to Be The Match Foundation® to …
  • Living with chronic GVHD of the eyes
    Nearly 10 months after his transplant, Chris was back working in the office when he caught a cold from a co-worker. “My donor immune system did what it was supposed to do,” says Chris. “It rose up and …
  • Chemo brain: Learning how to cope
    Are you having a hard time staying focused or remembering things? Do simple tasks take much longer than they used to? You may be experiencing a side effect of chemotherapy, often referred to as “chemo …
  • Transplant recipient, teacher and now ambassador advocate
    When Elle Crofton was 25-years-old, she got news that she never expected to hear. Her doctors diagnosed her with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), a blood cancer that causes bone marrow failure and can …

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