standfordStanford University Medical Center’s Bone Marrow Transplant Department

In some way everyone is touched by Cancer, and today because of countless Researchers & Doctors commitment to improving the quality of care & long-term survival – Patients are victorious.

Recent Milestones:

20th Anniversary of the first Stanford adult transplant was celebrated on November 2, 2007, with the first patient and his family

Exceptional Cancer Patients have the ability to throw statics aside to say ‘I can be a survivor’.
Dr. Bernie Siegel
{recommended reading: Love, Medicine,
and Miracles

20th Annual BMT Reunion celebrated on July 26, 2008, with ~300 former patients and their friends and family, including four patients who are more than 20 years beyond their transplant date

The Bone Marrow Transplant Program at Stanford began in 1986 for Children and 1987 for Adults, and as of the Fall this year the Stanford BMT Program has provided transplants to over 5,000 patients.

Stanford is proud to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the first Bone Marrow Transplant performed by the adult Transplant Program. To honor this milestone, Stanford Bone Marrow Transplant physicians will join other leaders in transplantation by participating in a symposium presented by the Stanford University Division of Bone Marrow Transplantation and the Stanford Cancer Center – 25 Years of Progress in Blood & Marrow Transplantation.

As of Fall this year Stanford BMT Program has provided Transplants to over 5,300 patients.