Promising approach unleashes modified T-cells to battle acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
“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.
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).
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.
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 (TCFIM) blends the best elements of complementary and alternative medicine therapies (CAM) with conventional Western care.
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.
Caring for the caregiver: 10 tips all caregivers should know.
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.
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.
Epic Experience provides an action-packed week of activities that will fuel the soul, provide an opportunity to make connections with other individuals who share similar stories and create a community that will last long after the camp has ended.
Participating in Clinical Trials: Common Myths and Questions to Consider
The annual “Light the Night” walk is a fundraising campaign sponsored by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). Its goal is to bring together families and communities to honor blood cancer survivors and those who have passed.
My favorite part of the job is learning the stories behind the cancer. I love connecting with my patients and their families during such a vulnerable time in their lives and becoming familiar with their world.
Here at the University of Colorado I’m very proud that our leukemia program has been a leading contributor to some of the most exciting recent clinical trials for AML and MDS.