Bone Marrow Transplants Growing in Use as an NHL Treatment   Leave a comment

Here’s an interesting look at the increasing popularity of bone marrow transplants as a treatment for NHL. They were once recommended only as a last resort, but doctors have begun to perform the transplants more often recently:

The procedure of a bone marrow transplantation for the treatment of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma used to be the procedure of last resort, only used after all other treatment modalities failed. This was the case because the procedure can be extraordinarily difficult to endure for the patient, and even life-threatening considering the many complications. However, the procedure is becoming more common.

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