Emory Celebrates 3,000th Bone Marrow Transplant


Emory Celebrates 3,000th Bone Marrow Transplant


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On May 20, 2010, Emory University Hospital conducted its 3,000th bone marrow transplant. No other facility in Georgia has performed this many bone marrow or bone marrow stem cell transplants. This video shows staff at Emory Healthcare, including doctors, nurses and support staff, marking this milestone. See: Emory University Hospital Performs 3,000 Bone Marrow Transplants http://shared.web.emory.edu/whsc/news/releases/2010/05/emory-performs-3000-bone-marrow-transplants.html About Emory's Program The Bone (Blood & Marrow) Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant Program at Emory Winship Cancer Institute is the oldest and largest program in Georgia. In the 30 years since the first Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) was performed in Georgia, the program's mission has been to provide curative therapy for patients with cancer using combinations of high dose chemotherapy with bone marrow or blood stem cell transplants. Our doctors are internationally known for research and treatment of blood cancers such as leukemia, lymphoma, and multiple myeloma. About Dr. Edmund (Ned) Waller Dr. Waller is Professor of Hematology-Oncology, Medicine, and Pathology at the Emory UniversitySchool of Medicine. He serves as the Director of the Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant Center at Emory. Related Links Emory University Hospital Performs 3,000 Bone Marrow Transplants http://shared.web.emory.edu/whsc/news/releases/2010/05/emory-performs-3000-bone-marrow-transplants.html Dr. Edmund (Ned) Waller http://winshipcancer.emory.edu/WinshipContentPage.aspx?nd=807&id=201&typ=33 Bone Marrow Transplantation at Emory http://winshipcancer.emory.edu/WinshipContentPage.aspx?nd=713 Winship Cancer Institute http://winshipcancer.emory.edu National Marrow Donor Program http://www.marrow.org


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