Patient Guide to BMT

The following video series will help you understand how to prepare for a bone marrow transplant. The videos feature Ivy Jowers, a nurse coordinator in the Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant Center at Winship Cancer Institute and are intended for patients who will be using their own stem cells (autologous) for an upcoming bone marrow transplantation

Introduction and Evaluation for Bone Marrow Transplant

In this video, you will learn the purpose of a bone marrow transplant and what to expect from your evaluation appointment.

Neupogen Injections

In this video, you will learn about Neupogen and Zarzio injections and how we get you ready for stem cell collection.

Tri-Lumen Central Line

In this video, you will learn how to care for your central line. Central line care is a process that has inherent risks for infection. Please discuss central line care with your own care provider unless you have been specifically instructed by an Emory Healthcare provider to view this video.

Collection and Transplant

In this video, you will learn about what to expect as you are admitted to the hospital for bone marrow transplant, what you need to know about the hospital stay, and some information about what to expect after you are discharged.

If you have been diagnosed with a blood cancer or hematological malignancy, we are ready to help you. Call us at 1 (888) 946-7447 or (404) 778-1900 to make an appointment or request an appointment online. Once you've made your appointment, we want to help you prepare. Learn more about your first visit.

Referring physicians, please use the BMT referral line at 1 (800) 889-9616. For information about clinical trials through the Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant Center, call (404) 778-3708 to speak with one of our research coordinators.

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