Patient stories

Going through a stem cell transplant can be a scary and unknown process for you and your loved ones. To help you familiarize yourself with what to expect, some of our past patients have shared their stories to help you get an idea on what a stem cell transplant involves.

  • Going through a stem cell transplant can be a “roller coaster” of emotions and experiences. One of our past patients wrote an illustrated story about her stem cell transplant. The story is an honest, funny, and moving account of her experience. She shared the story with the hopes of helping others who are getting treatment. Click here to read her story.
    *Please note that the attached essay is one patient’s story.  You may not have the same experience, as each patient responds to their treatment in different ways.
  • Some of our past stem cell transplant patients have also spoken about their experience at conferences. Click on the below links to watch or listen to their talks.
    • Multiple Myeloma - April 2016 - Click hereFast forward to 1 hour and 21 minutes to hear Leslie’s story. 
    • Lymphoma - May 2015 - Click here