From the Publisher
YOUR BONE MARROW WILL BE HEALTHY AGAIN
This step-by-step guide is for patients undergoing stem cell transplants. It describes what will happen to you on a day-by-day basis. Written from a patient’s point of view, the author provides insights and first-hand knowledge that could only come from a successful author who has undergone this amazing medical experience.
YOU WILL DISCOVER:
* Your medical choices
* Donors. Selection and procedures.
* Testing of patients and donors
* Preparing to leave home for two months. What to pack.
* Hospital preparation and procedure.
* Day-by-day hospital events.
* Post-transplant care.
* The caregiver’s role.
* Expenses and insurance.
* Appendix, full of resources.
What people are saying about Dan Poynter’s books:
This book puts the reader in the patient’s shoes and mind, and shows what will happen during the 100 most important days in survival and recovery.
—Gordon Burgett, Author & Publisher. Cancer survivor.
A handy, concise, and informative sourcebook....Expertly organized and chock full of hard facts, helpful hints, and pertinent illustrations....Recommended for all libraries.
—The Southeastern Librarian
It is intelligently compiled and written and, most important of all, is responsibly encouraging.
— Book Research Quarterly
Diagnosed with Chromosome 19 Trisomy, Dan Poynter underwent the same transplant procedure as many cancer patients. As a successful author of 132 books, he couldn’t help but document the experience and record this information for you.
Whether you are a patient, caregiver, or family member, this book will provide you with never-before-recorded details on what you will face in the transplant procedure.