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Stem Cell Transplant:
A Companion Guide for Breast Cancer Patients


The National Bone Marrow Transplant Link acknowledges and is grateful to the following people for sharing their expertise in the development of this booklet:

Carole Slotkin, M. Ed.
National Bone Marrow Transplant Link

Managing Editor
Myra Jacobs, M.A., CFRE
National Bone Marrow Transplant Link

Medical Reviewer
Patricia Steele, RN, BSN, MSN
University of Michigan

Resource Editor
Rachael Perry
Americorps*VISTA Volunteer


James Armitage, M.D.
University of Nebraska

Mary Horowitz, M.D., M.S.
Medical College of Wisconsin

Roy Baynes, M.D.
Karmanos Cancer Institute

Roy Jones, M.D.
University of Colorado

Jacqueline DeVos
Peer Support Volunteer

Elly C. Kirschner, M.A.
National Association of Breast Cancer Organizations

Stephen Forman, M.D.
City of Hope National Medical Center

William Peters, M.D., Ph.D.
Karmanos Cancer Institute

Linda Frame, RN, MS, AOCN
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation

Kathy Reynolds, RN, CS
Karmanos Cancer Institute

Emil Frei III, M.D.
Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Ginny Thompson, CHES
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation

Lisa Gleicher, Esq.

Cindy Van Pelt
Peer Support Volunteer


Tracey Cavender, ACSW
Henry Ford Health System

Claire Keller, RN
Karmanos Cancer Institute

Linda Diaz, ACSW
Karmanos Cancer Institute

Sandy Shobe

Margaret Flowers, RN
Karmanos Cancer Institute

Sam Silver, M.D., Ph.D
University of Michigan Cancer Center

Mary Jane Frey, RN
Detroit Medical Center

Susan Slavin, Esq.

Karen Imarisio
Bloomfield Township Public Library

Elaine Tepley, MSW

Mel Jacobs

Ann Zdilla
Karmanos Cancer Institute

Special thanks to: Chris McClellan, Peggy McIvor, Dorothy Nagy and Dr. Tony Jacob

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Table of Contents


Introduction and Overview

Understanding the Procedure

Coping with Feelings

Considering Other Issues

Resource Listing and Glossary

Updates and New Developments


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