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Highlights from the Blood Cancer and BMT Program


Provider Teamwork Pays off for BMT Patients

The program at UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital once again achieves superior outcomes for vulnerable stem cell transplant patients.

Eric Pietras DOM Team Science Award Recipient

DOM has selected 3 research groups to receive funding through its Team Science Program, designed to facilitate development or enhancement of collaborative research teams competitive for multi-investigator grant proposals and innovative new approaches.

Top 10 Blood Manuscript

Of the more than 1,000 manuscripts published in Blood, the Journal of the American Society of Hematology, 10 were selected as the most outstanding manuscripts of 2016. Drs Craig Jordan and Brett Stevens are contributing authors to a selected manuscript.

A Mix of East and West

Manali Kamdar’s journey to specializing in the treat­ment of lymphomas with blood and marrow trans­plantation took nearly a decade. It all started in Mumbai, India with a little girl drawn to the arts and sciences.

University of Colorado ASH 2017

The University of Colorado Division of Hematology will be hosting a review of the 58th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition in Denver on January 27, 2017.

CU Joining National Immunotherapy Trial Targeting Cancer

Promising approach unleashes modified T-cells to battle acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Hematology expert reports new findings on blood stem cells

Eric M. Pietras, PhD

“If you’re working under a constant state of emergency, you become stressed and less effective. I think of blood stem cells in the same way,” Pietras says.

Myeloma Expert Receives Prestigious Grant

Dr. Daniel Sherbenou, MD, PhD, a recently recruited faculty member in the Hematology Division, was honored with a Young Investigator Award from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN).

Taylor Swift Parody - Good Blood (Marrow Match Anthem)

The morning of our first anniversary, I woke Stephanie up improvising the words to a song I'd just made up about bone marrow transplants. We then did the logical thing: recorded the song professionally.

Wedding Vows Give Patient a Final Victory

Wedding Vows

It was a moment that suggested new beginnings, the promise of many days together for two people deeply in love. But this wedding held a different poignancy.

The Center for Integrative Medicine

The Center for Integrative Medicine (TCFIM) blends the best elements of complementary and alternative medicine therapies (CAM) with conventional Western care.

Preventing Caregiver Burnout

It takes a village to get a patient through a stem cell transplant – doctors, nurses, social workers, psychologists, dieticians and several others play important roles.

10 Tips for Caregivers

Caring for the caregiver: 10 tips all caregivers should know.

Caregiver Resource List

Caregivers can experience the same, if not more, distress than the survivors themselves and are usually less likely than survivors to get the help they need. The following websites provide information and support specifically for caregivers.

BMT Charge Nurse Selected as Honoree from Statewide Pool of Excellent Nurses

We are proud to announce that BMT’s Lindsey McMenimen was one of six nurses (out of over 300 nominees) in the State of Colorado honored with the Nightingale Award for excellence in nursing.